In February 2018 at the PyeongChang Winter Games, an 18-year-old Maame Biney made history as the first Black woman to compete for the United States short track speed skating team at an Olympics.

Within two years, she was seriously considering walking away from the ice.
Yet as Beijing prepares to raise the curtain on the 2022 Games on Friday, Biney — equipped with her customary perpetual smile — is arriving at her second Olympics stronger than ever. Read More