Mike Ireland

Name: Mike Ireland
Sport: Speed Skating
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Nickname: Mikey, Badger, or Papa depending on whom you talk to

Favorite Sport Memory:
Winning the World Sprint Championships and watching the fireworks go off shortly after the races were over in Inzell, Germany

Favorite Quote:
Think only positive

CAN Fund Testimonial:
Thanks to the Can Fund for help keeping the dream alive

Best Result:
6th at the 2002 Olympics (500m)
7th at the 2006 Olympics (500m)
1st World Championships
Former World Record holder

Fun Facts:
I’m a new father as of December 5, 2009.
I enjoy strategy computer games and sci fi movies when I have time for it!