(DEANNA) FROM YOUNG ATHLETES TO OLYMPIC TEAM COACHES. TWO BROTHERS SHARE A PASSION FOR A SPORT THAT’S BEEN A FAMILY TRADITION AND WILL TAKE THEM TO THE WINTER GAMES. JACK DOLES HAS THEIR STORY IN THIS WEEK’S ROAD TO THE OLYMPICS. (JACK-VO) WHEN THEY WERE BOYS…. THE KOOREMAN BROTHERS COULDN’T WAIT TO GO TO THE SKATING RINK WITH THEIR FATHER….. (MATT KOOREMAN/U.S. THE SPORT REALLY KIND OF CARRIED OVER.” (JACK-VO) IT DID TAKE SOME NURTURING TO GET MATT TO KEEP PUTTING ON THE LONG BLADES.. BUT NOT FOR THE REASONS YOU’D THINK . (MATT KOOREMAN/U.S. TIGHTS… NOT THE BEST COMBINATION.”] (JACK-VO) THE THIRST FOR COMPETITION… AND SOME EARLY SUCCESS… HELPED MATT GET OVER THE HURDLE OF SELF CONSCIOUSNESS (JACK-VO) GOOD THING … BECAUSE NOW HE’S THE HEAD COACH OF THE U-S LONG TRACK TEAM… HIS JOB IS TO HELP U-S ATHLETES GET OVER HURDLES THEY FACE.. (MATT KOOREMAN/U.S. SPEEDSKATING COACH) “REALLY WHAT I DO I THINK.. IS MORE SPORTS PSYCHOLOGIST THAN ANYTHING ELSE.” (NAT SOUND MATT TALKING TO AN ATHLETE) (MIKE KOOREMAN/U.S. SPEEDSKATING TEAM LEADER) “I’M SUPER PROUD OF HIM… HE’S TAKEN THIS TEAM OF ATHLETES.. WHO WERE PRETTY GOOD PERFORMERS AND TURNED IT INTO A SOLID TEAM WHERE ANYONE THAT’S ON THIS TEAM RIGHT NOW CAN MAKE SOMETHING HAPPEN”] (JACK-VO) THE FEELING IS MUTUAL.. MIKE IS MATT’S CLOSEST CONFIDANT.. AND HE’LL BE THERE FOR HIS BROTHER IN PYEONGCHANG… WORKING AS A TEAM LEADER… (MATT KOOREMAN/U.S. SPEEDSKATING COACH) IT’S AWESOME THAT MIKE’S THERE. WHEN TIMES ARE A LITTLE STRESSFUL AND PEOPLE AREN’T PERFORMING.. HE’S THERE FOR ME…” (JACK-VO) MIKE’S JOB ALSO GIVES HIM A FRONT ROW SEAT TO WATCH HIS WIFE COMPETE.. JESSICA SMITH KOOREMAN IS ONE OF THREE WOMEN…. THE U-S WILL SEND TO PYEONGCHANG… TO COMPETE IN SHORT TRACK SPEEDSKATING.. ON THE ROAD TO THE OLYMPICS. I’M JACK DOLES REPORTING (DEANNA) WE HAVE A PAGE DEDICATED TO THE 20-18 WINTER OLYMPICS ON WAVY DOT COM. IT’S UNDER THE SPORTS TAB. (DEANNA) THE WINTER OLYMPICS ARE 48 DAYS AWAY. 10 ON YOUR SIDE’S LEX GRAY IS HEADING TO THE GAMES THIS FEBRUARY. SHE WILL PROVIDE A UNIQUE PROSPECTIVE ON THE GROUND IN PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA.

Road to the Olympics: Love of speed skating passed from father to sons
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  • December 23, 2017 at 8:24 am
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    Queria tanto que vocês se escrevessem aqui no meu canal

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