Thursday, Apr. 01, 2010

Apolo Ohno

Age: 27
Occupation: Short-track speedskater
Previous TIME 100 Appearances: 0

Ohno ended the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games with eight career medals, surpassing Bonnie Blair's record to become the most decorated American Winter Olympian of all time. With his zen attitude and signature soul patch, he's brought mainstream fame to the hair-raising sport of short-track skating.