Featured

Erin Jackson Makes History in Long Track Speedskating

Erin Jackson Makes History in Long Track Speedskating

Erin Jackson made history when she qualified for the American long-track speedskating Olympic team. The 25-year old Jackson qualified for the team in the 500-meter event by placing third at the Olympic Trials in Milwaukee behind Brittany Bowe and Joey Mantia.

Jackson is the first African-American female to qualify for the American long-track team. A native of Marian County, Florida, she has been skating on ice just four months, having started her career as an in-line skater in 2003.

Jackson is a graduate of the University of Florida.

Embed from Getty Images

 

Related…Erin Jackson Makes First Olympic Team On Day Four Of U.S. Olympic Team Trials

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.

Featured
@WSENetwork

#WeLoveWomensSports

More in Featured

Serena Advances to U.S. Open Final

Denise J. SaulSeptember 6, 2018

Malaika Underwood – USA Baseball

Rick WoelfelAugust 25, 2018

Bonnie St. John, History Making Paralympian

Rick WoelfelApril 2, 2018

Holdsclaw, Smith & Thompson Headline Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Denise J. SaulFebruary 13, 2018

U.S. Women set 4×800 world record at Millrose Games

Denise J. SaulFebruary 4, 2018

Featured Olympic Athlete: Spencer O’Brien – Pro SnowBoarder

Rick WoelfelJanuary 31, 2018