Ohno later became host of a revival of Minute to Win It on Game Show Network and served as a commentator for NBC's coverage of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.As he grew older, his father became concerned his son would become a latchkey kid, so he got his son involved with competitive swimming and quad-speed roller skating at age 6.
Davis' first-place finish earned enough points to move past Tommy O'Hare in the final point standings and to qualify for sixth place.By finishing second, Smith earned the opportunity to skate individually in the 1000 m.A large number of e-mails protesting the race results crashed the Olympic Committee's email server, and thousands of accusatory letters, many of which contained death threats, were sent to Ohno and the committee.Ohno shared his thoughts on the Koreans' hostile reaction by saying, "I was really bothered by it. Later on I realized that was built up by certain people and that was directed at me, negative energy from other things, not even resulting around the sport, but around politics, using me to stand on the pedestal as the anti-American sentiment".The last man standing was Steven Bradbury from Australia, who was trailing behind at the time, and skated through to win the gold medal, becoming the first person from the southern hemisphere to win a gold medal at a Winter Olympics.
Ohno, coincidentally was wearing skates, made by Bradbury's own boot company, Revolutionary Boot Company.Ohno's accolades and accomplishments include being the United States Olympic Committee's Male Athlete of the Month in October 2003 and March 2008, the U. Speedskating's Athlete of the Year for 2003, and was a 2002, 20 finalist for the Sullivan Award, which recognizes the best amateur athlete in the United States.Since gaining recognition through his sport, Ohno has worked as a motivational speaker, philanthropist, started a nutritional supplement business called 8 Zone, and in 2007, competed on and won the reality TV show Dancing with the Stars.American short track speed skating competitor and an eight-time medalist (two gold, two silver, four bronze) in the Winter Olympics.Raised by his father, Ohno began training full-time in 1996.and was surprised when the Korean crowd cheered his victories, saying, "I was really happy with the crowd's reaction. We were happy." Ohno was able to win the bronze medal in the 1000 m, with Korean skaters Ahn Hyun Soo and Lee Ho-suk finishing before him.