Apolo Ohno will not compete in the 2014 Sochi Olympics, but he will attend as a commentator for NBC.
speed skating. And he looks so cute doing it too!
apolo ohno started speed skating when he was 12. He also swam, but preferred speed skating. His single dad (divorced parents) encouraged him to play sports to keep him busy.
People began speed skating as a Olympic event in 1924 but only men can compete. Women can compete in 1974 for speed skating.
Short Track Speed Skating
Apolo Anton Ohno is famous for being the most decorated American Winter Olympian athlete with a total of 8 medals (two gold, two silver, four bronze) in the speed skating competition.
Right now Apolo Ohno he got six total medals yesterday at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games
Clara Hughes has competed and won medals for cycling in the summer and speed skating in the winter
China sent 24 athletes to the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid to compete in figure skating, speed skating, alpine skiing, cross country skiing, and biathlon. They did not win any medals. The 1980 Winter Olympics were the first Winter Olympics that China competed in.
In the winter.