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Travis Jayner

United States

SportShort Track
NOCUnited States
Born09 May 1982 in Moncton 
ResidenceSalt Lake City, UT, USA
LanguagesEnglish, French
Higher educationUrban Planning - Concordia University: Montreal, QC, CAN
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.398 02 Dec 2012 Nagoya  
    1000m 1:24.624 15 Nov 2009 Marquette, MI  
    1500m 2:13.010 18 Oct 2008 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:19.005 18 Jan 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Olympic Games
    5000m Relay     1  
World Championships
World Championships
    5000m Relay   1 2  
World Team Championships
World Team Championships
    Team     1  
Social Media
Social Media!/travisjayner  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"My dad was US and Northwest champion in short track, and his stories sounded fun, so I wanted to try the same sport".  
Name of coachAlex Izykowski, Anthony Barthell, Guy Thibault.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at age five in Riverview, NB, Canada.  
Club / TeamF.A.S.T Team: Salt Lake City, UT, USA  
International Debut
International Debut
Competing forUnited States  
TournamentWorld Cup  
General Interest
General Interest
He is the athlete's representative to the US Speedskating board of directors. (, 29 Sep 2011)

Born in Moncton, NB, Canada to US parents, he has always been a US citizen. His parents are from New York but moved to Canada when his father was offered a job in Moncton. He moved to Michigan in 2005 to train at the national team training centre in Marquette. (NBC, 22 Jan 2010)
HobbiesBreakdancing, sport, art, music, design, fashion, photography, architecture, landscapes, cars, skiing. (US Speed Skating, 30 Nov 2005; Twitter profile, 20 Feb 2013)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the 5000m relay at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2013)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. Outside of sport, he would like to finish his urban planning studies and get into landscape architecture and design. (, 11 Mar 2012;, 31 Oct 2012)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Fun comes first." (Athlete, 10 Feb 2013)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2009/2010 World Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2010/2011 World Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2006/2007 World Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2008/2009 World Team Championships Team3  
    2010 Olympic Games 5000m Relay3  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1500m6  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1500m10  
    2009/2010 World Championships Overall11  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1000m12  
    2010/2011 World Championships Overall16  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1500m16  
    2010/2011 World Championships 500m17  
    2009/2010 World Championships 500m18  
    2011/2012 World Championships 500m22  
    2010 Olympic Games 1000m23  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1000m24  
    2011/2012 World Championships Overall24  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1000m47  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2005/2006 World Cup The Hague 5000m Relay1  
    2008/2009 World Cup Beijing 5000m Relay1  
    2008/2009 World Cup Vancouver 5000m Relay1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Quebec, QC 1000m2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Moscow 1500m2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Montreal, QC 1500m2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Moscow 1000m2  
    2010/2011 Dresden 500m2  
    2008/2009 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Quebec, QC 5000m Relay2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Changchun 5000m Relay2  
    2009/2010 World Cup Marquette, MI 5000m Relay2  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Montreal, QC 1000m3  
    2009/2010 World Cup Montreal, QC 1500m3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Nagoya 500m3  
    2006/2007 World Cup Budapest 5000m Relay3  
    2005/2006 World Cup Bormio 5000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Montreal, QC 5000m Relay3  
    2006/2007 World Cup Saguenay, QC 5000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Montreal, QC 5000m Relay3  
    2008/2009 Dresden 5000m Relay5  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1000m6  
    2012/2013 Dresden 5000m Relay6  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m7  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m10  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m10  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m10  
    2010/2011 Dresden 5000m Relay10  
    2008/2009 Dresden 500m14  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m21  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m21  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m22  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1000m22  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1000m22  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m23  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1500m24  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1000m24  
    2008/2009 World Cup 500m25  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m25  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1500m26  
    2007/2008 World Cup 500m38  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m59  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m67  
    2006/2007 World Cup 500m71  
    2005/2006 World Cup 1500m85  
    2005/2006 World Cup 500m99  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1500m103