Apolo Anton Ohno was born in Federal Way, Washington.
Won the US Short-Track Championship
Ohno got back into shape, and made an admirable comeback after becoming overweight and struggling the previous year. However, he had a bad showing at the World Championships, and recommitted his career.
Nagano Winter Olympic Trails
After struggling in his first World Championship, Ohno didn't train and slacked off for a few months. Ohno did terrible at the Olympic Trails, finishing in last place, Ohno recommitted his career, and started training again.
Became Overall Champ at Junior World Championships
Ohno place first in the 1000 meter, 1500 meter, and placed second in the 500 meter.
Won First World Cup Overall Championship
Ohno regained his national title and finished second overall in the World Championships.