Full name: Thomas Preston "Tom" Cushman
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: May 28, 1964 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Affiliations: Midway SC, Saint Paul (USA)
Country: United States
Sport: Speed Skating
Primarily a sprinter, Tom Cushman had only a brief international career, skating only one full World Cup season, 1987-88. That year, at a World Cup in Butte, Montana (USA) in November 1987, Cushman placed third at both 500 and 1,000 m. He later placed fourth and second in the two 500s at the March 1988 World Cup Final in Inzell, West Germany. Cushman later went into coaching and was the US national speed skating coach in both 2002 and 2006. He graduated from the University of Minnesota, where he studied international relations and journalism. He later lived near the Twin Cities, where he coaches skaters and runs an art gallery.
Personal Bests: 500 â 37.66 (1988); 1000 â 1:14.68 (1988); 1500 â 1:56.85 (1988); 5000 â 7:48.14 (1985).
|1988 Winter||23||Calgary||Speed Skating||Men's 1,000 metres||United States||USA||17|
|1988 Winter||23||Calgary||Speed Skating||United States||Final Standings||17||1:14.68||17.24||44.99|