Meet Team USA speedskater Brittany Bowe

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Team USA speedskater Brittany Bowe expected to become an Olympian, and in Sochi she will maker her Winter Games debut. Four years after watching the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games from her couch in Boca Raton, Fla. Bowe will compete for a medal in the women's 500-meter event in Sochi.

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 05: Speed skater Brittany Bowe poses in front of the Olympic rings ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Olympic Park on February 5, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Previews - Winter Olympics Day -2
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 05: Speed skater Brittany Bowe poses in front of the Olympic rings ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Olympic Park on February 5, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - DECEMBER 08: Brittany Bowe of the United States looks on after the Ladies 1000m Division A competition during Day 3 of the Essent ISU World Cup on December 8, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Day 3
BERLIN, GERMANY - DECEMBER 08: Brittany Bowe of the United States looks on after the Ladies 1000m Division A competition during Day 3 of the Essent ISU World Cup on December 8, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 05: Speed skater Brittany Bowe of the United States poses in front of the Olympic rings ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Olympic Park on February 5, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Previews - Winter Olympics Day -2
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 05: Speed skater Brittany Bowe of the United States poses in front of the Olympic rings ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Olympic Park on February 5, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Second-place finisher Brittany Bowe competes in the women's 1,000 meters during the U.S. Olympic speedskating trials on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Kearns, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Second-place finisher Brittany Bowe competes in the women's 1,000 meters during the U.S. Olympic speedskating trials on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Kearns, Utah
Second-place finisher Brittany Bowe competes in the women's 1,000 meters during the U.S. Olympic speedskating trials on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Kearns, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 06: Brittany Bowe of the USA speed skating team speaks at a press conference ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Main Press Center (MPC) on February 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
Previews - Winter Olympics Day -1
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 06: Brittany Bowe of the USA speed skating team speaks at a press conference ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Main Press Center (MPC) on February 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

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