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Jamie Jurak

United States

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTUSA20510199101
NOCUnited States
Born05 Oct 1991 in Dallas, TX 
GenderWomen
ResidenceSalt Lake City, UT, USA
LanguagesEnglish
Higher educationCriminology - Sacred Heart University: Fairfield, CT, USA
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/jamie.jurak  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamOval FAST Team: Salt Lake City, UT, USA  
Reason for choosing this sport"I began speed skating after having a second ankle surgery that was due to figure skating for 14 years."  
Name of coachWilma Boomstra [national]; Sun Linlin, CHN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up short track in 2012 in Danbury, CT, United States of America.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerAll of her coaches. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesShe had two operations on her ankle prior to taking up short track in 2012. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementBeing selected for the US national short track team. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"If you want something you've never had, then you'll have to do something you've never done." (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
Other informationOCCUPATION
She works as a federal security officer at the Transportation Security Administration [TSA] in the United States of America. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)
 
Other sportsShe has competed in figure skating at regional level in the United States of America. (teamusa.org, 30 Nov 2017; statsonice.com, 20 May 2007)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m26  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m27  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m34  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m36  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m38  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m42  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m72  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m86  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m101