Chad Hedrick

  • Birth Place: Spring, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Speedskater
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  • Turned pro in inline skating at age 16.
  • A world-champion inline skater, he switched to speedskating after seeing his friend Derek Parra succeed in the 2002 Olympics.
  • Nicknamed "The Exception" for his easy transition from inline to speedskating, and for his unorthodox training.
  • Also nicknamed "the Paris Hilton of Speedskating" for his partying tendencies.
  • Broke his collarbone in a fall after hitting a squirrel while skating 25-30 mph on inline skates during training.
  • Won three medals in the 2006 Olympics.
  • Was a judge at the 2006 Miss USA pageant.
  • An eight handicap, he scored a hole in one in a 2006 charity golf tournament.
  • Struggled competitively after taking eight months off following the 2006 Games.
  • The preparations for his wedding and the ceremony itself aired on Style Network's Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?
  • Raises money for the Special Olympics.


  • Hadley Hedrick — Daughter
  • Paul Hedrick — Father
  • Wanda Hedrick — Mother
  • Natalie — Sister
  • Lynsey Hedrick — Wife
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