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Nate Mills

Full name: Nathaniel L. "Nate" Mills
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: February 15, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Evanston
Country: USA United States
Sport: Speed Skating

Related Olympians: Brother of Phoebe Mills.

Biography

Nate Mills came from a highly athletic family, most notable for his sister, Phoebe Mills, who won a bronze medal in gymnastics on the balance beam at the 1988 Olympics, and later competed in the Olympic Trials in diving. Nate appeared in three Olympic Winter Games for the US and had a long career on the World Cup circuit, starting in 1988 and lasting through 1998. He began his international career with three appearances at the World Junior Championships, 1987-89, with a best overall finish of 10th in 1989, when he placed fifth in 500. He competed at the 1991 World Winter Universiade where he won a bronze in the 1,000 m. Mills also competed at the 1989 and 1991 World Championships, placing second in the 500 in 1991, and at two World Sprint Championships, in 1994 and 1998. Mills later became a teacher in the DC area, where has founded DC ICE (Inner City Excellence), which attempts to get inner city youth involved in skating programs, notably at the Fort Dupont Ice Arena.

Personal Bests: 500 – 35.98 (1998); 1000 – 1:11.18 (1998); 1500 – 1:50.07 (1998); 5000 – 6:56.45 (1991); 10000 – 14:40.46 (1991).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres United States USA 35
1994 Winter 23 Lillehammer Speed Skating Men's 500 metres United States USA 20
1994 Winter 23 Lillehammer Speed Skating Men's 1,000 metres United States USA 21
1994 Winter 23 Lillehammer Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres United States USA 37
1998 Winter 27 Nagano Speed Skating Men's 1,000 metres United States USA 23T

Men's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1c
1994 Winter 23 Lillehammer Speed Skating United States Final Standings 20 37.41 10.16

Men's 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2c 6c
1994 Winter 23 Lillehammer Speed Skating United States Final Standings 21 1:15.11 17.27 44.82
1998 Winter 27 Nagano Speed Skating United States Final Standings 23T 1:12.61 16.98 43.47

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 3c 7c 1.1k
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Speed Skating United States Final Standings 35 2:01.54 25.32 55.12 1:26.76
1994 Winter 23 Lillehammer Speed Skating United States Final Standings 37 1:58.43 26.23 55.24 1:25.55
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