Brian Arsenau

Inducted April 26, 2003

Brian won the National Short Track Championship six times in the Senior Class. Along the way, he established numerous national records at each of the following distances: 500m (4 records), 777m (2 records), 1000m (3 records), 1500m (4 records), and 3000m (3 records). Brian also set North American records at 777m, 1000m, and in the 1500m. Brian was a member of the 1988 Olympic team; eight time World Team member (1986-1993); and three time World University Team member (1985, 1989, 1991). Brian competed in five Olympic Festivals between 1981 and 1991 winning a total of 8 medals. Brian served as the USISA Board of Control athlete representative between 1988 and 1992. He was instrumental in establishing the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Marquette, Michigan in 1988. Brian was inducted to the National Speedskating Hall of Fame on April 26, 2003 in Anaheim, California.