How Speed Skater Erin Jackson Is Making Winter Olympics History

A lifelong speed skater but a newcomer on the ice, Erin Jackson never expected to make the 2018 Winter Olympics. But on January 5th at the USA Olympic trials in Milwaukee, the 25-year-old became one of two African-American women, along with short track speed skater Maame Biney, to qualify for the Olympics for speed skating. Jackson, who shaved off an entire second off of her personal This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: How Speed Skater Erin Jackson Is Making Winter Olympics History

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