Olympic figure skaters have undergone a total fashion evolution since its inception in 1924
Debi Thomas used to be a renowned figure skater and a surgeon. Now, she's broke and unemployed.
Former figure skater Tenley Albright was one of the ten women inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, New York on October 3, 2015. Her story is pretty amazing.
Granted, we still have a long way to go as far as gender equality. Women still don't take home the same paychecks as the professional male athletes do, but hopefully the momentum is building.
February brings us the Olympics in Sochi and Black History Month. That leads us to honor African-American women athletes through history who have won Olympic medals and brought them home to the U.S.
As the Olympics take place in Sochi, let's take this opportunity to remember and celebrate American women who have participated in and won Olympic Medals in winter sports.