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Apolo Ohno Keeps Medals In Sock Drawer, Diggins & Shiffrin Wage Dance War + More Things We Learned

By Kara Tanner | April 27, 2020, 1:02 p.m. (ET)

Apolo Ohno celebrates at the Olympic Winter Games Vancouver 2010 on Feb. 13, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia.


Every week, Team USA athletes are finding ways to stay active and entertained while at home. Last week, the U.S. women's ice hockey team qualified for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 because they remained atop the world ranking, Olympic champion skiers Jessie Diggins and Mikaela Shiffrin started a dance-off, and Apolo Ohno reflected on his many Olympic memories and wins. Here's a look back at what you might have missed.

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The Good Old Days

1. Reminiscing on the good old days! Apolo Ohno apparently keeps his record eight Olympic medals in his sock drawer…and just wow. 



2. This is just too cute! Monica Abbott shared an old photo of her and her now Olympic teammate Rachel Garcia from many years ago! Talk about full circle. 



3. Call it a comeback! Twenty-one years after she won Olympic gold in Sydney, diver Laura Wilkinson hopes to compete at the Tokyo Games next summer. 



Fun At Home

4. Figure skaters still have to find a way to train too and let’s just say…it’s mesmerizing. 



5. Olympic champion skiers Jessie Diggins and Mikaela Shiffrin are having a virtual dance-off and it’s everything we could ever want and more. How can you not smile watching this?



6. Need a good laugh? Check out sled hockey player Chris Douglas’ tips for staying home. 



7. Mountain biker Lea Davison is getting creative since many coffee shops are closed…and instead she is becoming her own at-home barista with latte art and all! 



8. Paratriathlete Amy Dixon and her guide dog Wodstock working on their training is just too cute!



Also This Week

9. Track star or rap star? Yes, you read that right! Track world champion Noah Lyles released his first album, “A Humans Journey,” last week. 



10. The U.S. women’s ice hockey team is Beijing bound! Atop the world ranking, the team has already qualified for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022.