Indigenous Australian figure skater Harley Windsor makes history

  • First Aboriginal athlete to compete at Winter Olympics
  • Faces nervous wait on qualification for last 16

History was made at the Gangneung Ice Arena on Wednesday when Harley Windsor, a figure skater from the western suburbs of Sydney, became the first Indigenous Australian athlete to compete at a Winter Olympics.

The 21-year-old, along with his Russia-born partner Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya, delivered a near-clean short program to a cover version of the Rolling Stones song Paint it Black.

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