Shani Davis Is Sochi-Bound: The Speed Skater Talks About The Road To The Olympics

January 6, 2014  |  

via Black Enterprise

Good luck getting a hold of Shani Davis these days. Mr. Davis coasted to victory in the 1,500 meters at the U.S. speedskating trials on New Year’s Eve, just the latest step in his preparation in his quest to dominate the field when the Winter Olympic Games convene in Sochi, Russia next month.

“That was a really great race,” Davis said, according to the Associated Press. “I’m really happy with my fitness and conditioning right now. I’m going to look to improve in certain areas, but I have plenty of time to do that before Sochi.”

[Black Enterprise], however, caught up with Mr. Davis prior to his victory. We asked him about his preparation for the Olympics, how he balances his business obligations with performance on the ice and, among other things, about his relationship with President Obama and the First Lady. He wrote us via email.

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