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Starr Andrews inspiring more figure skaters to be “Black Like Me”

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A video of Starr Andrews skating to “Whip My Hair” when she was 9 has 56 million views on YouTube. But it’s the 19-year-old’s performance to “Black Like Me" that attracted an admiring tweet from former first lady Michelle Obama. [more]

Two months from COVID-19 fight, Joey Mantia hopes to see his stock rise at World Championships

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After a bout with COVID-19 in December, two-time World champion Joey Mantia, now 35, has no idea how his body will respond when he races at this year's speed skating World Championships. [more]

Brittany Bowe starts abbreviated international season, hungry to return as queen of 1000m

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Bowe will be in a month-long “bubble” surrounding two World Cups and the world championships in Heerenveen, Netherlands. [more]