Speed-Skater Wins US Second Gold...

03/28/2008 02:43 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Negotiating four slippery turns with ease, Joey Cheek skated the two best races of his career Monday and came away an Olympic winner.

His victory in the men's 500 meters -- a furious sprint -- gave the United States its second speedskating gold medal of the Turin Games, adding to the one Chad Hedrick won in the 5,000 meters Saturday.

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