Brian Hansen

Speed Skating

Served as envoy

  • 2018  –  Palau

Hansen was born in 1990 in Glenview, Illinois. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado – Boulder. Played hockey growing up until he discovered speed skating at the age of 17. He was a member of the U.S. Olympic team in 2010, 2014, and 2018. He won a silver medal at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver in the men’s team pursuit. Thirteen-time World Cup medalist (9 individual, 4 team). Coached by 4-time Olympian Nancy Swider-Peltz. Hansen currently serves as a youth skating coach and runs his own apparel company for outdoorsmen and adventure seekers called Atlas Drifts.