|Birthname||Eric Arthur Heiden|
|born on||14 June 1958 at 18:56 (= 6:56 PM )|
|Place||Madison, Wisconsin, 43n04, 89w24|
|Timezone||CDT h5w (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||23°24' 26°05 Asc. 03°31'|
American champion skater with his sister Beth, winning international titles by the time they were in their teens. He soared to fame at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY with a record-setting five Gold Medals for speed skating.
The son of an orthopedic surgeon, he had his first pair of skates when he was two and was obsessed with skating as a kid. Quiet, modest and low-key, he shunned advertising offers after his Olympic success. For the following seven years he took up bike racing, becoming a pro and winning the 1985 U.S. Championship. The following year he competed in the Tour de France.
In 1991, Heiden became a surgical resident at the University of California-Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, starting a grueling 70-hour a week program. He set his sights on being a sports doctor in Northern California. In 1992 he bought a three-bedroom house in the woodsy Bay Area where his girl friend, Karen Drews, took up residence.
- sibling relationship with Heiden, Beth (born 27 September 1959)
- Work : Great Achievement 1980 (Five Gold Medals in Olympic speed skating)
- Work : Prize 1985 (U.S. Championship bike racing)
- Social : Begin a program of study 1991 (Entered medical field in UC Davis)
- Financial : Buy/Sell Property 1992 (Bought house)
Stephen Przybylowski quotes B.C.
- Family : Childhood : Advantaged (Affluent)
- Family : Childhood : Sibling circumstances (Sister, skating partner)
- Family : Relationship : Cohabitation more than 3 yrs (With Karen Drews)
- Vocation : Sports : Race Bikes (U.S. Champion)
- Vocation : Sports : Skating (Speed skating, Olympian)
- Notable : Awards : Olympics (5 Gold Medals)
- Notable : Awards : Sports Championship (U.S. Championship bike racing)