Meet Wisconsin’s latest champion speed skater and learn about WIAA’s new competitive balance plan

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Jordan Stolz competes at the 2023 Speed Skating Single Distance World Championships.
Jordan Stolz of Kewaskum, Wis., competes to win his third gold medal on the 1,500m at the Speed Skating Single Distance World Championships at Thialf ice arena Heerenveen, Netherlands, Sunday, March 5, 2023. Peter Dejong/AP Photo

In March, Wisconsin’s Jordan Stolz became the first male speed skater to win three titles at the world championship. He joins us. Then a Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association member explains a new “competitive balance plan” for state tournaments.

Featured in this Show

  • The latest in a line of world-class Wisconsin speed skaters

    In March, 18-year-old Jordan Stolz became the first man to win three speed skating titles at the World Single Distances Championships. Raised in Kewaskum, Stolz developed his skill at the Pettit National Ice Arena in Milwaukee. He and former U.S. Olympic speedskating coach Bob Corby join us.

  • Plan passes to make Wisconsin school sports teams more competitive

    To better ensure school sports teams are competitive at state tournaments, the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association has approved a performance-based point system to move teams from one division to another. A WIAA task force member explains how the “competitive balance plan” will work.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Jordan Stolz Guest
  • Bob Corby Guest
  • Michelle Guyant-Holloway Guest
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director

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