9News: Apolo Ohno reflects on Special Olympics role

April 5th, 2012

9News
April 5, 2012


KUSA – 2012 has been a whirlwind for one of the most decorated Olympians in modern history. Apolo Ohno has been everywhere it seems, running in marathons, acting on tv, and mulling another run at Olympic glory in Sochi.

But the one thing that has given him the most satisfaction is his role as Special Olympics ambassador. Ohno, who was our guest on 9NEWS 6 a.m. put together this blog about his experience on his website:

I have had the opportunity to compete against and stand beside some inspiring athletes during my career, but you have not seen inspiration and joy in its purest form until you have witnessed a Special Olympics athlete competing.

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