The Man Of The Hour In Short Track Speed Skating .

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How it Started

Celski was born and raised in Salt Lake City ,Utah. At the age of 3, his parents strapped a pair of plastic roller skates, and that's where it all began . He started training for Short-Track at the age of 12.
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Things About Speed Skating

Speed Skating Rules

Gloves are worn to protect skaters hand from blades. Goggles are used to protect their eyes from wind and ice chips but they are not mandatory. The helmet is used to prevent head injuries with other competitors. Protective wear offers Knee , shin, and neck guards protection . Skin Tight suit mould's the skater to prevent wind resistance.