Raised by his father, Ohno began training full-time in 1996.
He has been the face of short track in the United States since winning his medals at the 2002 Winter Olympics.
He has had little contact with his biological mother and as of 2002 had expressed no interest in knowing her or his older half-brother.
Ohno's father, a hair stylist and owner of the salon Yuki's Diffusion, often worked 12-hour shifts, and with no family in the United States, found it hard to balance career and family.
Ohno's days were spent with morning swimming practices, followed by schooling, and finally skating practices in the afternoon.His father used Inline Speedskating to fill his spare time.As ' A New Hope' turns 40, eight members of the cast and crew spill on a standoffish Alec Guinness, losing the Skywalker homestead and Fox executives' utterly depressing reactions to early footage.Anton apollo ono, apollo ono and julianne hough, apollo ono biography, apollo ono dancing with By: Lauren Murphy | 2008-08-15 | Dating John Lennon — Not only a Beatle.Singers Chuck Wicks and Julianne Hough arrive at the 44th annual Academy Of Country Music Julianne Hough: I’m Dating an ‘Awesome’ Guy.She enjoys publicity and being linked with TWO guys at once is very appealing to her.As usual, she’s a bit overdressed for the laid back Malibu restaurant, but we love the guy she has carrying her handbag.Best Answer: I think Apollo and Julianne are awesome on the dance floor, and like the judges kept saying, their chemistry is amazing.May 25, 2007 Apolo Anton Ohno and Julianne Hough won Dancing With the Stars à Deux in West Hollywood · Julianne & Ryan's Romantic Dinner Date.All 11 competing couples will return tomorrow night to dance in the grand finale.But for now, they were just there to watch the toughest, most important dances of the season alongside a number of famous former contestants: Harry Hamlin, Jerry Springer, and Mario Lopez, seated with his girlfriend and former dance partner, Karina Smirnoff.