Joey Cheek

Olympic Sports
Inducted: 2018
  • Native of Greensboro, NC
  • Won three Olympic medals in speed skating—a bronze in 2002 and a gold and a silver in 2006
  • Donated his award money to an organization focused on introducing team play to disadvantaged children around the world
  • Co-founded Team Darfur, an international association of athletes devoted to raising awareness of humanitarian crises in Darfur
  • Began announcing sporting events in 2015