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us: Heiden, Eric

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Eric Arthur
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Madison (Wis.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Olympic Winter Games (12th : 1976 : Innsbruck, Austria)
        • Organization: (naf) Olympic Winter Games (13th : 1980 : Lake Placid, N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Madison Speed Skating Club
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Speed skating
          (lcsh) Bicycle racing
            (lcsh) Sports medicine
              (lcsh) Orthopedic surgery
            • Occupation

                (lcsh) Speed skaters
                  (lcsh) Olympic athletes
                    (lcsh) Cyclists
                      (lcsh) Orthopedists
                  • Sources

                    • found: Aaseng, N. Eric Heiden, 1980 (subj.) t.p. (Eric Heiden) CIP text (21 at 1980 Winter Olympics)
                    • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Jan. 27, 2012: Eric Heiden p. (Eric Arthur Heiden, M.D. (b. June 14, 1958, Madison, Wis.) is an American former long track speed skater and road cyclist; won five gold medals at the 1980 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, N.Y.; after his sports career, Heiden became a physician)
                    • found: Sports reference/Olympic sports website, December 12, 2014 (Eric Heiden. Full name: Eric Arthur Heiden. Gender: Male. Born: June 14, 1958 in Madison, Wisconsin. Affiliations: Madison Speed Skating Club, Madison (USA). Country: USA United States. Sport: Speed Skating; competed at the 1976 Olympics where his best finish was seventh; after retiring from speed skating, Heiden then turned to cycling and, after coming close to making the U.S. Olympic team in a second sport, he had a brief career as a professional, winning the United States' national professional title in that sport in 1985 and competing once in the Tour de France, but did not finish the race; later finished medical school and now practices as an orthopaedic surgeon, specializing in sports medicine)
                  • Change Notes

                    • 1980-06-04: new
                    • 2014-12-13: revised
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