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Heiden, Eric Syllabification: Hei·den, Eric
Pronunciation: /ˈhīdn/

Definition of Heiden, Eric in English:

( 1958-), US speed skater. He was the world champion in speed skating in 1977, 1978, and 1979 before he won five gold medals at the 1980 Olympic games.

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