Johann Olav Koss is a Norwegian former speed skater best known for winning three gold medals at the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer. He is also known for winning gold and a silver medal at the 1992 Olympics in Albertville. In 2018, Koss became a member of the Olympians for Life project, which aims at making the world a better place.
Cindy Klassen is a Canadian former long track speed skater. She is best known for winning a gold medal, two silver medals, and two bronze medals at the 2006 Olympic Games in Turin, Italy. Cindy Klassen also won a gold medal each at the 2003 and 2006 World Allround Championships.
Romanian cyclist Carol-Eduard Novak was a national-level speed skater till he lost his right foot in a car accident. He was also a practicing lawyer, who trained in cycling after work hours. He later set foot in politics and became the world’s first sports minister to win a paralympic medal.
Belarusian speed skater Maryna Zuyeva is also a talented cyclist. She is a former European Speed Skating Champion and has also competed in the 3000m speed skating category at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. He is now part of the road bicycle racing team Ferei–CCN.
Belarusian speed skater Hanna Nifantava has represented Belarus in the 500m category at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Also known by her nickname, Anna, she has also been part of the European Speed Skating Championship and World Single Distances Speed Skating Championship, both in 2021.