Liam Ortega, Alaskan grown, Marquette University graduate, National Champion and American Cup Champion speedskater. Training hard to become the first Alaskan named to the U.S. Olympic speedskating in 2014.
A terrifying on-ice crash happened a year before the 2010 Olympic trials. The crash left Liam in a coma on life support and ICU for a week. The road to recovery was a long one, but this insurmountable adversity turned into a speed bump with the fire it lit within him.read more