Full name: Stanley Clair "Stan" Fail
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: June 11, 1936 in Yuma, Colorado, United States
Affiliations: Demorra Speedskating Club
Country: United States
Sport: Speed Skating
Stan Fail grew up near Turlock, California, representing the DeMorra Skating Club. He started skating nationally in 1953 at the US Intermediate Championships, and in 1955 won the Great Lakes Outdoor all-around. In 1960 he was second at the US all-arounds, winning the 5-mile race. Fail also competed in cycling. He later settled back near his home where first he ran a dairy and then operated a very popular donut shop, Fail's Donuts.
Personal Bests: 500 â 43.4 (1964); 1500 â 2:10.8 (1964); 5000 â 8:08.4 (1964); 10000 â 17:00.2 (1964).
|1964 Winter||27||Innsbruck||Speed Skating||Men's 5,000 metres||United States||USA||38|
|1964 Winter||27||Innsbruck||Speed Skating||United States||Final Standings||38||8:31.9||21||58||1:37||2:17||2:57||3:38||4:20||5:01||5:43||6:25||7:08||7:50|