On Friday March 3, 18-year-old Jordan Stolz became the youngest person ever to win a world speed skating gold medal. As the weekend went on, he won two other gold medals, defeating Olympic champions in each of those events.
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Chloe Ricketts – Youngest Player in US Pro Women’s Soccer
Chloe Ricketts is only 15 years old, but she's already signed a professional contract with the Washington Spirit soccer team. That makes her the youngest player ever to sign with the National Women's Soccer League.
When she was just 9 years old, Hilde Lysiak became famous across the United States for reporting on difficult news stories. Now Hilde has written a book telling her own story, and sharing some of the challenges she faced.
Fourteen-year-old Harini Logan won the Scripps National Spelling Bee last Thursday, defeating 12-year-old Vikram Raju in a tie-breaker. It's the first time the contest has ever been decided by a tie-breaking round of spelling.
Three teenage tennis stars have been amazing crowds at this year's US Open. One of the athletes has left the contest because of an injury, but two others have reached the semi-finals, after defeating many highly-rated players.
Two teens helping out on an archeological dig in Israel wound up striking gold - literally. The teenagers revealed a clay pot holding hundreds of gold coins over 1,100 years old.
Space News: Mars Missions & Teens Discover Asteroid
July has been a busy month in space and an especially busy month for missions to Mars. Here’s a look at the recent launches by NASA and China, as well as the story of two teenage girls from India who discovered an asteroid.
Greta Thunberg, who started a worldwide movement to encourage action on the climate crisis, has been given the Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity, valued at €1 million ($1.14 million). Ms. Thunberg says she plans to donate the money.
Ethan Sonneborn is one of four Democrats running for governor of Vermont. What sets Ethan apart from the other people running is that he's only 14 years old.
On Thursday, 14-year-old Karthik Nemmani of Texas won the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee. He beat 515 other students to win a prize worth $40,000.
In Kansas a person has to be 18 to vote, but there are no age limits to run for governor. This year there are six teenagers running for governor of Kansas.