Ohno later became host of a revival of Minute to Win It on Game Show Network and served as a commentator for NBC's coverage of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.As he grew older, his father became concerned his son would become a latchkey kid, so he got his son involved with competitive swimming and quad-speed roller skating at age 6.
The victory celebration was short-lived as rumors began that Ohno and Smith, both good friends of Davis, intentionally threw the race so Davis would win.
After returning to Colorado Springs, O'Hare, who did not skate in the 1000 m, filed a formal complaint.
Davis' first-place finish earned enough points to move past Tommy O'Hare in the final point standings and to qualify for sixth place.
By finishing second, Smith earned the opportunity to skate individually in the 1000 m.
Afterward, Ohno said, "I was in the moment at the time. The starter had been pretty quick all day, so that's why there were so many false starts at the beginning.
But that was really good for me." On the same day as his 500 m gold win, he earned a bronze medal in the men's 5000 m relay, with an inside pass on Italian skater Nicola Rodigari on the final leg to put the United States in third position. From March 9–11, 2007, he competed at the 2007 World Championships held in Milan, Italy, winning gold in the 1500 m due to the disqualification of Song Kyung-Taek, who had blocked a passing attempt made by Ohno.
Bradbury had given them to Ohno, expecting for Ohno to win wearing them. In the 1500 m final race, with one lap remaining and currently in second place, Ohno attempted to make a pass on the leader Kim Dong-Sung, who then drifted to the inside and as a result, Ohno raised his arms to signal he was blocked.
Kim finished first ahead of Ohno but was diqualified for impeding, awarding the gold medal to Ohno.
Shani is a great athlete, skated a great race, and deserves to be on the team." After the dismissal, Ohno stated, "I am thrilled that the arbitration process has officially vindicated me...