American speedskater Shani Davis, who is described as the Tiger Woods of his sport, had U.S. fans cheering Wednesday night at the Richmond Olympic Oval at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia. The returning Olympic champion earned his second Gold medal in 1,000-meter speedskating, making him the first man to win two Olympic Gold medals in the sport, according to the New York Times. In 2006, Davis was the first Black athlete to win an individual Winter Games Gold medal. Read more: Celebrating Black History Now: 40 Firsts In 40 YearsTiger Woods To Hold Press Conference

Essence.com
Feb, 18, 2010

shani-davis-speedskater-300x425.jpg American speedskater Shani Davis, who is described as the Tiger Woods of his sport, had U.S. fans cheering Wednesday night at the Richmond Olympic Oval at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia. The returning Olympic champion earned his second Gold medal in 1,000-meter speedskating, making him the first man to win two Olympic Gold medals in the sport, according to the New York Times. In 2006, Davis was the first Black athlete to win an individual Winter Games Gold medal. Read more:

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