2014 Sochi athlete spotlight - Alyson Dudek

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An all-around athlete, Alyson Dudek has competed in both short and long track disciplines. The Hales Corners, Wis., native began skating at age 7 and has been a Category 1 short track athlete since 2003, a Category 1 long track athlete in 2004 and is currently a member of the U.S. Speedskating National Short Track Training Program and 2010 U.S. Olympic Team member.

In addition to her accomplishments on the ice, Dudek was an eight-year fast-pitch softball veteran - making the All-Star team - and ran varsity track for four years. Off the ice, Dudek enjoys going to the movies and being with her family.
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