OK, this is under the category of ‘old news’, but I was on ‘blog posting flake mode’ when it happened – and it really does deserve a mention. So here ya go. You can see more photos here: (mostly of AAO, but if you type in another skater’s name in the search box, you’ll see what photos LIFE has of them)
2010 Team USA Celebration
WASHINGTON – APRIL 21: Vancouver 2010 United States Olympians Katherine Reutter (L) and Apolo Ohno observe as fellow Olympians speak to reporters outside the West Wing of the White House on April 21, 2010 in Washington, DC.
In this photo: Katherine Reutter, Apolo Ohno
Photo: Larry French
Apr 21, 2010
The President And First Lady Host US Olympic and Paralympic Team Members
WASHINGTON – APRIL 21: (AFP OUT) Alana Nichols, Paralympic Sit Skiier; Katherine Reutter, Olympic Speed Skater; Heath Calhoun, Paralympic Sit Skiier; and Apolo Ono, Olympic Short Track Speed Skater, pose for a group photo after meeting reporters after their meeting with United States President Barack Obama and first lady Michele Obama at the White House on April 21, 2010 in Washington, DC. President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama went from room to room of the Executive Mansion, greeting Olympic and Paralympic team members who recently competed in Vancouver games.
In this photo: Apolo Ono, Heath Calhoun, Katherine Reutter, Alana Nichols
Photo: Pool/Getty Images
Apr 21, 2010