But, Kelly Curtis, first black skeleton athlete to compete for team USA made sure she emphasized that she would “not be the last.” (Source: nbcnewyork.com)
The 33-year-old from Princeton, New Jersey has also competed in bobsled racing but thought the skeleton looked like fun and wanted to “give it a try. ”
Kelly Curtis just made history as the first Black U.S. skeleton racer to compete in the Olympics. https://t.co/brkdbuGLNF— #becauseofthemwecan (@Becauseofthem) February 11, 2022
Curtis grew playing basketball and her other favorite sport… track and field.