Former Future Olympians!
Who would have guessed? Now you tell me, do you see any Olympic Talent here??
Well, maybe a few.  The shots of Apolo and Bonnie are the earliest I have of them.
Here are just some of the (at the time) Future Olympians I have taken photos of. But these were with film,
and as such, are hard to find with my photos stacked in boxes!
Note:  This just lists the Olympic Teams, and not the other tremendous accomplishments of these Olympians.
And, of course, click on a thumbnail to see a larger version of each photo.

1993
Rusty Smith: 
US Olympic Short Track Team
1998, 2002, and 2006

c. 1997
Becky Sundstrom:
US Olympic LongTrack Team
1998 and 2002.
Allison Baver:
US Olympic Short Track Team
2002 and 2006.

c. 1997
Catherine Raney:
US Olympic LongTrack Team
1998, 2002, and 2006.

1996
Apolo Ohno:
US Olympic Short Track Team
2002 and 2006.

1997
Chris Witty:
US Olympic LongTrack Team
1998, 2002 and 2006.

1986
Tricia Stennes:
US Olympic Short Track Team
1988 and 1992.

c. 1996
Shani Davis:
US Olympic Short Track Team: 2002
US Olympic LongTrack Team: 2006

1987
Charles King:
US Olympic Short Track Team
1992

1988
Casey Fitzrandolph:
US Olympic LongTrack Team
1998, 2002 and 2006.

c. 1998
Maria Garcia:
US Olympic Short Track Team
2006

1986
Bonnie Blair:
US Olympic LongTrack Team
1988, 1992, and 1994.
OK, so now go back and take a look into the future!  See if you can pick out the Future Olympians!
Hint:  There is NO way to tell!  Many of these kids, even many that show tons of talent, will stop skating and go on to something else.
And often, the ones that don't really show the talent now, will make it, because most of the talent is hidden inside them!


All photos taken by Jerry Search © 2009

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