Olympic speed skaters inspire young athletes in Shelton

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Two members of the Team USA speed skating team were in Shelton hoping to inspire the next generation of young athletes.

Short track veteran Jessica Koorman and bronze medalist Carlinj Schoutens took part in a free clinic to share their skills and stories. The two Olympians showed off their moves to young hopefuls looking to improve their speed skating skills.

The stop in Shelton is part of The Tour of Olympians, an effort to promote the sport of speed skating and the excitement of the games. The Team USA members will stop in New York and New Jersey next.

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