First Black Woman On U.S. Olympic Long-Track Skating Team Started Sport Only 4 Months Ago

Erin Jackson became the first African-American woman to make the U.S. Olympic long-track speedskating team when she placed third in the 500-meter race during Friday’s trials in Milwaukee. Jackson has a background in inline skating and roller derby and first hit the ice earlier this year. After returning

Source: Erin Jackson makes Olympics after just four months of speedskating

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