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Celski outskates Ohno in time trial

Updated: September 8, 2009, 11:04 PM ET
Associated Press

MARQUETTE, Mich. -- So much for respecting your idols.

J.R. Celski outskated his childhood hero Apolo Anton Ohno in the 1,000-meter time trial at the U.S. short track speedskating national championships Tuesday night.

Celski scooted through nine laps around a hockey rink in Michigan's Upper Peninsula in a personal-best time of 1:23.981.

The 19-year-old skater from Federal Way, Wash. -- a suburb of Ohno's hometown of Seattle -- is seeking to make his first Olympic team. He first ...

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