About Me

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.

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