Olympic champion Ohno trains for biggest challenge yet

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  • Sunday, 07 Sep 2014

Olympic short track speed skater Apolo Ohno poses at the 2014 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports awards in Los Angeles July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apolo Ohno made a career of frenzied, 40-second bursts around the track so the speedskating champion knows his crusade to join the exclusive Ironman fraternity is daunting.

It is also downright frightening, admits the eight-time Olympic medalist, who will have television cameras documenting his every stride.

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