Going for the Gold: Searching for gold in “NASCAR on ice”

(NEXSTAR) – Michigan native, Jessica Kooreman, grew up an inline speed skater. A summer sport on wheels. A sport that does not participate in the Olympics.

Inspired by her dream of one day representing Team USA, a change had to be made.

“My ultimate goal was to become an Olympian,” Kooreman said. “The closest thing to my sport was switching to the ice. I decided to make the switch to make my dream of becomming an Olympian a reality.”

Short track speed skating is often referred to...

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