Kelly Gunther - Speed skating

Published On: Jan 27 2014 10:05:28 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 05 2014 11:13:39 AM EST

The 26-year-old from Clinton Township calls herself "The Comeback Kid." Gunther is training to compete in long track speed skating at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Kelly Gunther calls herself 'The Comeback Kid' because she overcame a devastating injury, nearly losing her foot in 2010.

The Chippewa Valley High School graduate lived in Clinton Township and started her skating career first figure skating, then inline speed skating before switching to long track speed skating.

She made the switch because inline skating is not an Olympic sport and it has been her dream since she was six to compete in an Olympics.

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