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3. Apolo Ohno Makes History

Apolo Ohno showed up at the 2010 Winter Games a whole new skater -- leaner, faster, more focused. Considering he was already perhaps the greatest men's short track skater around, this made him fearsome. After winning his eighth medal in the Men's 5000m Relay Short Track Speed Skating, he also became historic, becoming the most decorated winter athlete ever.