Erin Jackson competes in the women’s 500 meters during the U.S. Olympic long track speedskating trials in Milwaukee. Jackson, a former inliner, is the first black female skater to make a U.S. Olympic long track team.
Erin Jackson competes in the women’s 500 meters during the U.S. Olympic long track speedskating trials in Milwaukee. Jackson, a former inliner, is the first black female skater to make a U.S. Olympic long track team. John Locher AP
Erin Jackson competes in the women’s 500 meters during the U.S. Olympic long track speedskating trials in Milwaukee. Jackson, a former inliner, is the first black female skater to make a U.S. Olympic long track team. John Locher AP

The first time she ice-skated was a year ago. She will compete in the Olympics next week

February 08, 2018 10:00 AM