A Bucks County native took to the ice today in Sochi.
How did Kitnersville, Pa.’s Chris Creveling do?
The short track speedskater finished fourth in the sixth heat for the men’s 1500-meter short track.
The 27-year-old got outreached in a photo finish with China’s Dequan Chen. The fourth-place finish kept Creveling out of the semifinals.
Creveling, a graduate of Palisades High School, still will get a shot at his first Olympic gold in the men's 1,000 meter and 5,000 meter relay races later in the Games.
Tune into NBC10 in primetime Monday to see Creveling’s dramatic race.
Preparing for the Olympics takes time, dedication and fuel, as in the food one puts into one's body. One of Creveling's favorite foods is Pho, a Vietnamese soup. In addition, Creveling adopted a gluten-free diet. With years of dedication to the sport, he finally made his first Olympic team this year.
Creveling grew up as an inline skater, and skated at the same rink as USA teammate Kyle Carr in Frenchtown.