2014 Sochi Winter Olympics: Meet The Speed Skaters!

2014 Sochi Winter Olympics: Meet The Speed Skaters!

There are just seven months until the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and JJJ has the scoop on all the hopefuls eyeing spots on Team USA.

We’ll be introducing you to all the athletes in Skiing, Snowboarding, Figure Skating and more and we’re starting with Speed Skating! Some famous speed skaters you might know: Apolo Ohno and Bonnie Blair!

A competitive form of ice skating, in the Olympics there are two types — long-track (usually referred to as just “speed skating”) and short track.

Click through our slideshow below to find out all about the speed skaters…

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Credit: Mitchell Haaseth; Photos: NBC
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