"It was pure love for the sport and excitement to learn"
Latvian speed skater Haralds Silovs was the first person to compete in Short Track and Long Track Speed Skating in the same Winter Olympics. He also competed in the two different disciplines on the same day. He accomplished the feat in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.
Haralds has been on the International Circuit for the better part of the last two decades racking up European Championships titles and competing in multiple Winter Games for the Latvian Olympic Team. He has trained in several different places around the world including the Netherlands, Canada, and Germany.
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