About Apolo Ohno
“Zero regrets. It’s a philosophy not just about sport but about life. School, business, academics, love—anything and everything.” –Apolo Ohno
Before becoming the most decorated U.S. Winter Olympian in history at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, Apolo Anton Ohno was recognized for his prodigal sports talent after becoming the best short-track skater in the United States in less than two years. At fourteen years of age, after training under Pat Wentland in Lake Placid for just six months, Ohno claimed his first overall title at the U.S. Championships. He is now an eight-time Olympic medalist, including two gold medals, and the new Ambassador to the Winter Olympic Games in the U.S. and around the world. Since becoming the face of winter sports, Ohno has worked as a motivational speaker, philanthropist, and TV personality. Apolo is now covering the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics as a winter sport analyst for NBC. In 2007, Ohno won season 4 of ABC’s hit reality show Dancing with the Stars, and in 2013, became the host of the TV Game Show Minute to Win It on GSN. Ohno has written two books—Zero Regrets, an inspirational guide to chasing one’s dreams, and a memoir titled My Story.