There's something delicious about a show where nerves are on end and no one is a sure thing."I have no idea who's going to win this," says dance pro Jonathan Roberts, who stopped by to chat just moments before this Monday night's competition began."We're going to get married," he says, "just not this summer.

With diet and exercise, he lost more than 20 pounds and nearly doubled the amount of weight he could lift.

In peak physical condition, Ohno was able to defend his national title during the U. Olympic trials in September 2009 - and won the meet overall.

Born on May 22, 1982, in Seattle, Washington, Apolo Anton Ohno started training at age fourteen. He returned to the Olympics in 20, winning a record eight medals for a U. Already an experienced swimmer and in-line skater, Apolo Anton Ohno was inspired to take up speedskating after watching the 1994 Winter Olympics with his father Yuki. national speedskating coach Pat Wentland in Lake Placid, New York.

short-track speed skating championship and in 2002 he scored silver and gold at the Winter Olympics. He also competed and won on the fourth season of "Dancing with the Stars."Olympic speedskater Apolo Anton Ohno was born on May 22, 1982, in Seattle, Washington.

Only 15 years old, Ohno faced a difficult decision regarding whether to continue competing.

During his week of solitude, he decided to become more disciplined, and to train harder to excel at his sport.

Continuing his career as a superior skater, Ohno earned the title of overall champion at the 2002-20-2005 World Cup events.

He also won gold for the 1,000-meter and 3,000-meter events at the 2005 World Championships.

In the 1,000-meter event, Ohno was injured when several skaters crashed, but he was able to complete the race to win a silver medal.