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Jordan Malone: an Olympic Entrepreneur
The two-time Olympic medalist in short track speed skating saw an equipment problem within his sport, and decided to fix it. He makes the ‘tips’ skaters wear on their fingers to help with the turns on the ice out carbon fiber. He’s since branched out to helmets, shin guards and wedding rings.
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Jordan Malone Olympics

Like all successful entrepreneurs, Olympic short-track speedskater Jordan Malone saw a void in his marketplace, and he filled it.

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Malone skating

Not happy with the tips skaters use on their fingers when going around turns, he made his own out of carbon fiber.

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Malone helmet

Malone expanded his product offerings to helmets which is sells to other skaters.

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Malone material

Malone uses carbon fiber, which is incredibly strong and extremely lightweight--perfect for the ice.

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Malone rings before

Malone makes the carbon fiber rings by hand, and says people get interested in having one after seeing his.

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Malone ring olympic

Malone took home a silver medal in short track speed skating men's 5000m relay and made his wedding ring from carbon fiber and it weighs only 1.8 ounces

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Malone rings

Malone says creating things with carbon fiber "gets his blood boiling the same way speed-skating does"

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Malone shin

Short tracks only have a circumference of 111 meters, and accidents are common, making shin guards imperative. Malone makes these out of carbon fiber

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Jordan Malone: an Olympic Entrepreneur

The two-time Olympic medalist in short track speed skating saw an equipment problem within his sport, and decided to fix it. He makes the ‘tips’ skaters wear on their fingers to help with the turns on the ice out carbon fiber. He’s since branched out to helmets, shin guards and wedding rings.

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