Returning to Olympic competition in 2006, Ohno won gold in the 500-meter event.
Born on May 22, 1982, in Seattle, Washington, Apolo Anton Ohno started training at age fourteen. He returned to the Olympics in 20, winning a record eight medals for a U. Already an experienced swimmer and in-line skater, Apolo Anton Ohno was inspired to take up speedskating after watching the 1994 Winter Olympics with his father Yuki. national speedskating coach Pat Wentland in Lake Placid, New York.
short-track speed skating championship and in 2002 he scored silver and gold at the Winter Olympics. He also competed and won on the fourth season of "Dancing with the Stars."Olympic speedskater Apolo Anton Ohno was born on May 22, 1982, in Seattle, Washington.
He quickly emerged as a leading short-track skater. Away from home and his friends, Ohno rebelled against the rigors of training, choosing to eat pizza instead of complete required runs. Many believed Ohno would be a shoo-in for the 1998 U. Olympic team, but he made a disappointing showing at the Olympic trials.
In 1997, Ohno scored his first major victory, winning the U. After the trials, his father took him to an isolated cabin in Washington to give him time to contemplate his future away from any distractions.
Only 15 years old, Ohno faced a difficult decision regarding whether to continue competing.
During his week of solitude, he decided to become more disciplined, and to train harder to excel at his sport.Her lawyer recently released a statement acknowledging the divorce: "Although it is indeed unfortunate that John Cena decided to divorce his high school sweetheart Liz Cena; particularly, after they have come so far in their lives and in his career together, Liz will and really has no choice but to pursue all of her rights and entitlements."The lawyer also claims Cena surprised his wife of three years with the divorce filing.Apparently they'd been having problems but Huberdeau was convinced they could work things out. Victoria's Secret supermodel Adriana Lima is married to Serbian basketball star Marko Jaric.Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade have been dating since 2008, and they've gone through no shortage of drama in that time.The NBA star was going through a bitter divorce when he courted the actress, and his ex-wife ended up suing Union for allegedly engaging in inappropriate behavior with Wade in front of their children.With his newly found dedication, Ohno went to become the overall champion at the 1999 Junior World Championships and at the 2000-2001 World Cup.