Winter Olympics 2018: Spectator jumps barrier and slides down ice chute

Winter Olympics 2018: Spectator jumps barrier and slides down ice chute
Winter Olympics 2018: Spectator jumps barrier and slides down ice chute
He’ll race in the 1,500 meters on Tuesday and the 1,000 on Feb. 23.

When the clap skates come off, however, Davis is one of the most complex Olympians of our time. He has had a tenuous relationship with U.S. Speedskating and has feuded with the powers that be in his sport. He squabbled publicly with teammate Chad Hedrick during the 2006 Winter Games. His general distrust of the media has been costly from a public relations standpoint, but he cares not.

Winter Olympics 2018: Spectator jumps barrier and slides down ice chute
Winter Olympics 2018: Spectator jumps barrier and slides down ice chute
I am an American and when I won the 1000m in 2010 I became the first American to 2-peat in that event. @TeamUSA dishonorably tossed a coin to decide its 2018 flag bearer. No problem. I can wait until 2022. #BlackHistoryMonth2018 #PyeongChang2018 pic.twitter.com/dsmTtNkhJs
Winter Olympics 2018: Spectator jumps barrier and slides down ice chute
Winter Olympics 2018: Spectator jumps barrier and slides down ice chute

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Winter Olympics 2018: Spectator jumps barrier and slides down ice chute
Winter Olympics 2018: Spectator jumps barrier and slides down ice chute

His legacy on the ice is secure. It will be a long time before we see another Shani Davis, if ever.

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