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Trevor Marsicano

United States

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSUSA10504198901
NOCUnited States
Born05 Apr 1989 in  Schenectady, NY
GenderMen
ResidenceMilwaukee, WI, USA
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish
Higher educationGeneral Studies - Ahsworth College: United States
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.72 26 Dec 2009 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:06.88 07 Mar 2009 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:42.31 06 Mar 2009 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:16.55 07 Mar 2009 Salt Lake City, UT  
    10000m 13:21.06 30 Dec 2009 Salt Lake City, UT  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps   1    
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps     1  
    Allround     1  
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    1000m 1      
    1500m   1    
    5000m     1  
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps 1   1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/trevmarsicano  
twitter.com/tmarsicano  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in 2003 in Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.  
Reason for choosing this sportHaving a sport to focus on helped him cope when he was getting bullied.  
General Interest
General Interest
Other informationFUTURE PLANS
After missing out on selection for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi by just one spot, he is unsure about his future. "I donít know if I will continue skating until the 2018 Games [in Pyeongchang] or not. That will depend on a lot of other things happening or not happening. For right now, itís one step at a time and focus on getting physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually back on track." (jrn.com, 20 Feb 2014)

DIFFICULT TIMES
As a teenager he overdosed on medication after being bullied at school, which led to recurring issues with depression. He also dealt with depression in the year following the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (nbcsports.com, 26 Dec 2013)

PROGIDY
He became the youngest 1000m world champion when he triumphed at the 2009 World Single Distance Championships in Vancouver, BC, Canada. (latimes.com, 20 Mar 2009)
 
Other sportsHe competed in short track at international junior level. He won silver in the 2000m relay at the 2007 World Junior Championships in Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic. (SportsDeskOnline, 17 Dec 2013; universalsports.com, 13 Mar 2009)  
HobbiesSpending time with family. (Facebook profile, 31 Dec 2014)  
InjuriesHe has struggled with a persistent back injury during his career. The problem first appeared in 2010. At the start of the 2011/12 season, he was found to have a tear in his L4 and L5 discs and sat out the remainder of the World Cup schedule. The injury also prevented him from completing the 2012/13 season. (jrn.com, 20 Feb 2014; mums-matter.org, 15 Jan 2014)

In 2004 while competing in short track, his right thigh was severely slashed by another skater's blade. (21alive.com, 11 Feb 2014; chicagotribune.com, 20 Mar 2009)
 
Sporting philosophy / motto"Train smart, train hard, stay grounded." (Athlete, 10 Dec 2013)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 3000m at the 2007 World Junior Championships in Innsbruck, Austria. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2013)  
Hero / IdolUS speed skater Eric Heiden. (usspeedskating.org, 13 Aug 2012)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2008/2009 World Single Distances Championships 1000m1  
    2010 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2008/2009 World Single Distances Championships 1500m2  
    2008/2009 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2009/2010 World Allround Championships 1500m3  
    2008/2009 World Single Distances Championships 5000m3  
    2008/2009 World Allround Championships 1500m3  
    2008/2009 World Allround Championships Allround5  
    2009/2010 World Allround Championships Allround6  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 1500m7  
    2007/2008 World Single Distances Championships 1500m9  
    2010 Olympic Games 1000m10  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 1000m12  
    2010 Olympic Games 5000m14  
    2007/2008 World Single Distances Championships 5000m15  
    2010 Olympic Games 1500m15  
    2007/2008 World Allround Championships Allround20  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2009/2010 World Cup North American & Oceanic Wch Allround Qu Allround1  
    2008/2009 World Cup North American & Oceanic Wch Allround Qu Allround1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Hamar Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Berlin Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2009/2010 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Hamar 1500m1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 1500m1  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1500m2  
    2009/2010 World Cup North American & Oceanic Wch Allround Qu Allround2  
    2009/2010 World Cup North American & Oceanic Wch Allround Qu Allround2  
    2008/2009 World Cup North American & Oceanic Wch Allround Qu Allround2  
    2008/2009 World Cup North American & Oceanic Wch Allround Qu Allround2  
    2008/2009 World Cup North American & Oceanic Wch Allround Qu Allround2  
    2008/2009 World Cup North American & Oceanic Wch Allround Qu Allround2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2008/2009 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 1000m2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Berlin 1500m2  
    2008/2009 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2008/2009 World Cup Erfurt 1500m2  
    2008/2009 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 1500m2  
    2009/2010 World Cup North American & Oceanic Wch Allround Qu Allround3  
    2007/2008 World Cup North American & Oceanic Wch Allround Qu Allround3  
    2007/2008 World Cup North American & Oceanic Wch Allround Qu Allround3  
    2007/2008 World Cup North American & Oceanic Wch Allround Qu Allround3  
    2007/2008 World Cup North American & Oceanic Wch Allround Qu Allround3  
    2008/2009 World Cup Heerenveen 1500m3  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m5  
    2008/2009 World Cup 5000/10000m8  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m11  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1000m11  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m13  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m16  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m17  
    2011/2012 World Cup Mass Start 20 Laps21  
    2010/2011 World Cup 5000/10000m21  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1500m25  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m29  
    2007/2008 World Cup 5000/10000m33  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m46  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m46