The Review

Why the Winter Olympics matter to millennials more than ever

This year's Winter Olympics demonstrated that millennials are capable of remarkable achievements.

Iris Chen, Assignments Editor

February 20, 2018

Junior Iris Chen discusses how the PyeongChang Olympics have demonstrated the potential of millenials and revitalized the spirit of the Olympic Games.

Freshman swimmer sets sight on Junior Olympics

Maggie Ballard, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017

Freshman Eric Wang, who has raced against Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel, trains 22 hours a week in hopes of qualifying for the NCSA Junior Olympics.

Wrestling Olympian joins coaching staff

Pictured is Rodriguez with his club wrestling team in 2015, which includes many athletes from St. John's.

Dani Yan, Assignments Editor

November 3, 2016

Initially rejected by wrestling coaches, Alberto Rodriguez went on to compete in the 1996 Olympics. Last month, he became an assistant coach for our wrestling team.

Samson-Williams brings curling to SJS

Samson-Williams is promoting the curling club via Facebook. The logo is shown here.

Christian Maines, Staff Writer

March 24, 2014

While winter sports and Houston’s torrid climate rarely mix, freshman Samuel Samson-Williams is breaking boundaries as the founder of Curling Club.

Beginner’s guide to figure skating at Sochi

Sophomore Benjamin Shou, who recently placed eighth in the 2014 U.S. Prudential Figure Skating Championships in Boston, has skated with Olympian Jason Brown before.

Benjamin Shou, Staff Writer

February 11, 2014

With the XXII Sochi Winter Olympic Games underway, Benjamin Shou, who recently placed eighth in the U.S. Prudential Figure Skating Championships, demystifies the ins and outs of figure skating, from scoring to podium contenders.

Figure skater carves out national success

Sophomore Benjamin Shou spends four hours a day, five to six days a week honing his skating skills. For Shou, balancing sport and school requires both discipline and passion.

Amy Liu and Megan Shen

January 28, 2014

Despite Houston’s fickle winter weather, sophomore Benjamin Shou spends more than twenty hours a week on the ice. Shou placed eighth in the Under-18 Intermediate Men category at the 2014 U.S. Prudential Figure Skating Championships in Boston, Jan. 5-12.

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