Pettit National Ice Center to Host 2018 U.S. Olympic Long Track Speedskating Team Trials
US Speedskating has selected the Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as the site for the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Long Track Speedskating.
The team trials will take place on January 2-7, 2018, and will determine the U.S. Olympic Long Track Speedskating Team.
"We are thrilled to have the city of Milwaukee and the Pettit National Ice Center host the 2018 U.S. Olympic Trials – Long Track Speedskating,” said Ted Morris, Executive Director for US Speedskating. “The state of Wisconsin has a rich history in speed skating and we’re excited about adding to that legacy. A total of 34 Olympic medals have been won by speed skaters born and raised in Wisconsin. Every U.S. Olympic Team over the last four decades has included athletes that called the Pettit National Ice Center their home base.”
The 2018 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Long Track Speedskating will be used to determine members of the U.S. Olympic Team. Up to 20 athletes may be named to the Olympic Team – 10 men and 10 ladies – across 12 individual distances and two team events. All nominations to the U.S. Olympic Team are subject to approval by the United States Olympic Committee.
Tickets sales and event information for the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team Trials will be announced at a later time.