HISTORY

Madison Speed Skating is the second oldest club in the United States.

The Wisconsin State Historical Society holds many photographs from the 1950s: https://wisconsinhistory.org/Records?terms=speed+skating

 

The club has consistently produced state and national champions, and has generated many world-class speed skaters. Since 1972, at least one member from the Madison Speed Skating Club has been on every single US Olympic speed skating team.

Madison Olympians:

1956 1960 1972 1976 1980
William Carow William Carow Connie Carpenter
Kay Lunda
Beth Heiden
Eric Heiden
Dan Immerfall
Lori Monk
Peter Mueller
Mary Docter
Sarah Docter
Beth Heiden
Eric Heiden
Dan Immerfall
Peter Mueller
1984 1988 1992 1994 1998
Mary Docter
Dan Immerfall
Dave Besteman
Mary Docter
Dave Besteman
Mary Docter
Dave Besteman Casey FitzRandolph
2002 2006 2010
Casey FitzRandolph Casey FitzRandolph
Tucker Fredricks
Tucker Fredricks