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Apolo Anton Ohno

American short track speed skating competitor
Apolo Anton Ohno at the 2006 Winter Olympics with his gold medal

Apolo Anton Ohno (born May 22, 1982) is an American short track speed skating competitor and a two-time gold medalist in the Winter Olympics. He also competed in and won the reality TV show, Dancing with the Stars in 2007.[1]

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  • To be able to come out of that mess as I did is special. To be able to improve my relations with my dad is special. I'm happy with the way my life's going, the way I'm growing up as a person. Skating has changed me. I've had a lot of chances, and this is my time to shine.
    • Prior to the 2002 Winter Olympics
    • Price, S.L. (2002) "Launch of Apolo" Sports Illustrated. (accessed May 24, 2007)
  • Mentally speaking, it sucks, man. Who wants to prepare their whole life and have it all taken away by some guy who just made a bad pass? But that's the beauty of the sport as well. Anything can happen.
    • On speedskating
    • Gordon, Devin (2006-01-23), "APOLO ANTON OHNO: SPEED SKATING". Newsweek. 147 (4):48

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  • I always end up in the bathroom, doing his hair.
    • Yuki Ohno, Apolo's dad and hair stylist
    • Price, S.L. (2002) "Launch of Apolo" Sports Illustrated (accessed May 24, 2007)

NotesEdit

  1. "Olympic Medalist Ohno Takes 'Dancing' Crown". AOL. 2007-05-23. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. 

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