William Joseph "Joey" Cheek (born June 22, 1979) is an American former speed skater and inline speed skater.
He specialized in the short and middle distances and won Olympic gold in 2006. Cheek's breakthrough was in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, where he won the bronze medal in the 1,000 meters.
That time was 0.65 seconds faster than runner-up Dorofeyev, and Cheek was the only competitor to break the 35-second mark in the competition, doing so in both of his runs (34.82 and 34.94).
He went on to win silver in the 1,000-meter race, finishing just behind teammate Shani Davis.
On aggregate he beat Dmitry Dorofeyev of Russia and Jan Bos of the Netherlands.
At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, Cheek won the men's 500-meter event in dominating style, recording a two-run total time of .76.
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