Apolo Ohno Quotes

My small experience on 'Dancing with the Stars' allowed me to slowly appreciate the Waltz and Viennese Waltz but to see it in Vienna is something much different.

Winning does not always mean coming in first...real victory is in arriving at the finish line with no regrets because you know you've gone all out.

It's an individual sport but collectively everybody shares the same motto that Ironman stands for: anything is possible.

If you put your mind to something if you give 100 percent if you sacrifice and if you dedicate yourself anything is truly possible.

In school I studied international business and marketing so I've always been attracted to business.

I was an avid swimmer and was state champ at age 12.

For me the '60s in the automotive industry was awesome. The cars are heavy huge rolling works of art.

Olympic athletes have to find a job right after they're done competing.

I've been an athlete most of my life and on a disciplined schedule. Working out for me is just part of my every day.

I've always liked game shows - the competitive aspect and the character-driven personalities you see.

I believe my father has and always will be the strongest influence in my life as he has guided me on many paths.

My mantra has always been to have zero regrets in life. Everything I do at one speed I go all-out.

You can't dwell on what happened. You can't live even a moment stewing in bitterness.

I could never focus on my upper body as a skater so I'm enjoying having symmetrical upper and lower body muscle.

I tend to build bulk and muscle easily and running seems to make sure I stay kind of stringy if that makes sense.

Broadcasting is definitely in my cards for the future and I'm determined to work hard at it - to perfect it and create my style and niche.

My girlfriend has been the ice.

It's just a goatee. That sounds kind of weird. A soul patch? I don't know how 'soul' it is.

Be YOU. Don't be someone else. YOU are a unique individual. Be proud... rock it loud.

Did you do every single thing you could today to be your best?

Michael Phelps is a good friend of mine so I'm very supportive of him.

When I look at my life now and all the mistakes I've made all the bad decisions I've made all the things I could have done differently or done more in I don't think I would have changed anything.

Who cares if somebody dances better? Doing my very best is rewarding internally.

Champions all get kicked when they're down.

We actually have a small family. It's just my father and I and my grandmother who lives in Tokyo. I cherish my friendships.

My dad's great. He's my biggest supporter. He's always told me that whatever I choose to do I can do it. I just gotta put my mind to it.

I love to shop. Clothes electronics and I love jewelry especially yellow gold.

On the ice if I slow down I can coast behind somebody for a couple of laps. If I slow down on the run it'll turn into a walk.

I think that Subway has shown their own personal commitment as a company and how they believe in healthy choices.

One things guys have to remember is consistency... You can't make up for three years of eating poorly in just one workout.

My life has always been with my dad. Since I can remember I was raised by my father my entire life. So he's kind of been that mom and father figure - always.

If it wasn't for my sport and my father I'd probably be a fallen statistic. I'd be dead; I'd be in jail. Luckily I had a great dad in my life.

Generally speed skaters don't run that much. I'm a little bit of an exception in that I run a lot.

I think so many times in our society we focus so much on just the end result; when we finally reach that point we realize that was never the true goal.

I know exactly what I'm doing on the ice and I'm in my element.

You'd like people to remember you for these great times on the ice. In reality you want them to forget because you're doing something new and better.

The last thing I want is for people to go through the motions in life. We're all meant to do different things but there's a lot of opportunity for us to do some great things.

Music to me is life. It's what gets me going.

We all naturally want to become successful... we also want to take shortcuts. And it's easy to do so but you can never take away the effort of hard work and discipline and sacrifice.

I've always wanted to play a role in inspiring people to be better to live higher quality lives and to feel good about the way that they look and feel.

The first question is always 'We loved him on 'Dancing with the Stars ' we loved him in the Olympics but can he speak English?' Yes I speak English. Yes I can.

Every single experience every single thing that's happened in my life struggle obstacle trials and tribulations I think they've all molded me to become the character and the person who I am.

The fact that I didn't have a mom is a challenge; it was a struggle; and we made the best of it and because of that my relationship with my dad is that much stronger.

If I have given my all and still do not win I haven't lost. Others might remember winning or losing; I remember the journey.

A lot of times some of my best ideas happen when I'm running. That's when I do my best thinking.

My first car was a Toyota 4Runner when I was 17. I paid for it myself. I was very happy.

My dad always used to tell me that sometimes you have to have a massive storm in order to clear the sky.

When there's somebody racing side-by-side when somebody's right next to me and they're pushing and we're both tired we're both fatigued I want to be able to beat them mentally.

When you are at the Olympic Games it comes down to a ten thousandth of a hair between making the next round or winning a race or getting second or third.

An Olympic pursuit really takes a full three to four years of Olympic preparation.

I think we should all be pursuing something of zero regrets and how do we become greater than we were yesterday.