Athlete Profile

Two-time Olympic silver medalist Susan Auch, 36, of Calgary is one of Canada's veteran skaters. Auch started speed skating at the age of 9, and has represented Canada for 13 years, skating in four Olympics. She won a bronze medal on Canada's relay team in the Calgary Olympics when short track was a demonstration sport. The 500 metres is her race: Auch won silver medals in this event in the 1994 and 1998 Olympic Games. She's heading to Salt Lake aiming to win another Olympic medal in this event.