By: Manasi Ramadurgum
Speed Skating's True Nature
Previously on Speed Skating
Shani Davis, an American Olympic gold medalist, is a prominent figure in speed skating history. He holds multiple world records, and was the first African American to make the US speed skating team.
Another famous speed skater is Cindy Klassen, a Canadian Olympic star. She has several world records, and is hailed as Canada's most decorated Olympian.
And that's what you missed on Speed Skating.
The 1000m Women's and Men's Event
This data is the winning times for the last ten Olympic games, for both the women and the men.
This graph shows the plotted data from before; the squares represent the women, while the crosses represent the men.
This is the intersection point of the lines that would best fit each set of data. The thicker line represent the men.