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Three Black Speed Skaters Headed to the Olympics

January 9, 2018

from rhymeswithsntich

Maame Biney, Shani Davis and Erin Jackson are all headed to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games...

Shani Davis, who was the first African American to win an individual gold at the Winter Olympics, qualifies for his 5th straight year.

Maame Biney, the first Black woman to qualify for Olympic speed skating and Erin Jackson, who has only been speed skating for 4 months also qualified for a spot on the US Winter Olympics team.