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Team USA speedskaters ready to forget medal-less Sochi

ISU World Cup Speed Skating Heerenveen  -  Day 3

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - DECEMBER 13: Brittany Bowe of USA looks on before she competes in the 1500m Ladies race during day three of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating held at Thialf Ice Arena on December 13, 2015 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Perhaps no team has more to prove at the Pyeongchang Olympics than the U.S. speedskaters.

Limited to one medal four years ago, they are eager to bounce back and show why their sport has produced the most medals for the U.S. in the Winter Games.

Going 0 for 12 in long track and 1 for 8 in short track in Sochi was a “disaster,” long track skater Mitch Whitmore said.

It’s certainly a memory the Americans haven’t forgotten, either.

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