Anna Ringsred is an American speed skater who skates multiple distances. Despite skating for a while now, Ringsred has not competed in a Winter Olympics thus far. Her best finish at the World Single Distances Championships was fifth place with the team pursuit. More recently, Ringsred finished 37th in the 1000m and 41st in the 1500m in the overall World Cup standings for the 2012/13 season. Ringsred took a break from skating after failing to qualify for the 2010 Olympics, but returned with hopes to make the 2014 Games. That dream has come true. Ringsred finished second in the 3000m at U.S. Olympic Trials and secured the final available position for the distance on the U.S. team, sealing her spot in Sochi.
- 2013/14 Olympic Trials- finished second in the 3000m
- 2013 World Cup- finished 37th in the 1000m and 41st in the 1500m
- 2013 World Single Distances Championships- finished 21st in the 1000m and 18th in the 1500m
- 2007 World Single Distances Championships- finished fifth in the team pursuit
Things to know
1. Volunteers at a local homeless shelter during her time away from skating.
2. Started skating at 13 years old in Duluth, New Hampshire.