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American short track speed skating competitor and an eight-time medalist (two gold, two silver, four bronze) in the Winter Olympics.
Raised by his father, Ohno began training full-time in 1996.
He has been the face of short track in the United States since winning his medals at the 2002 Winter Olympics.
He won his first overall World Championship title at the 2008 championships.
Ohno's accolades and accomplishments include being the United States Olympic Committee's Male Athlete of the Month in October 2003 and March 2008, the U. Speedskating's Athlete of the Year for 2003, and was a 2002, 20 finalist for the Sullivan Award, which recognizes the best amateur athlete in the United States.
Since gaining recognition through his sport, Ohno has worked as a motivational speaker, philanthropist, started a nutritional supplement business called 8 Zone, and in 2007, competed on and won the reality TV show Dancing with the Stars.Ohno later became host of a revival of Minute to Win It on Game Show Network and served as a commentator for NBC's coverage of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.As he grew older, his father became concerned his son would become a latchkey kid, so he got his son involved with competitive swimming and quad-speed roller skating at age 6.He later switched from the instruction of Benton Redford, a National Champion, to a team in Federal Way, WA called Pattisons Team Extreme and became a national inline speedskating champion and record holder himself.His father used Inline Speedskating to fill his spare time.Ohno adjusted his training and made a comeback winning the 1997 U. Senior Championships overall title, taking a gold medal in the 1500 m, a silver in the 300 m, and came in fourth in the 500 m races. Short Track Speed Skating 2002 Olympic Trials, speed skater Shani Davis was racing for a position on the short track team.