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Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame

Jason Parker
Born: Yorkton, SK
Athlete:  Speed Skating

  • Was involved in the sport of Speed Skating for over 20 years and spent 12 of those on the National Team
  • During the course of his career Jason competed in 75 World Cups and 10 World Championships - over 130 International races on both Sprint and All-Round Teams
    • 49 times he was in the top 10
    • 99 times he was in the top 20
  • From 1987-1993 was Saskatchewan Athlete of the Month 8 times
  • 1998 & 1999 World Cup Bronze Medalist
  • 1998 World Championship Bronze Medalist
  • 1998-99 Established Provincial Records in the 500m, 1000m, and 1500m races
  • From 1998-2002 Canadian record holder in the 1500m
  • Olympic Games participation:
    • 1998 in Nagano, Japan
    • 2002 in Salt Lake City, UT
    • 2006 in Torino, Italy
  • Silver Medalist, 2006 Olympic Long Track Team Pursuit, Torino, Italy
  • 1996 won the Roland Michener Canada Games Award for his leadership skills and ongoing commitment to scholastic and athletic excellence
  • 1997 & 1999 was Saskatchewan Male Athlete of the Year
  • 2005 Recipient of the Saskatchewan Centennial Medal from the Lieutenant Governor
  • 2006 Inducted into the Canadian Speed Skating Hall of Fame
  • 2006 Inducted into the Olympian Athletes Association
  • 2007 Inducted into the Yorkton Sports Hall of Fame

Come celebrate Jason's induction into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame by attending the 2015 Induction Ceremony. This Ceremony is taking place Saturday June 13, 2015 -6:00 pm at the Conexus Arts Centre, 200 Lakeshore Drive in Regina, SK. Tickets cost $100 dollars each and are available by contacting the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame Office by phone 306-780-9232, email at sshfm@sasktel.net or by visiting their website at http://sasksportshalloffame.com/.

The Saskatchewan Amateur Speed Skating Association congratulates Jason Parker on his induction into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame!

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