Name: Erik Bjornsen
Cross-Country Skiing
Current Residence:
Winthrop, Wash.
Alaska Pacific University 

Olympic Experience:

  • 2014 Olympic Winter Games, 6th in men's team sprint classic, 11th in men's 4x10k relay, 38th in men's 15km classic, 42th in men's skiathlon 30km

Career Highlights:

  • Three-time member of Junior World Championships Team (2011, 2010, 2009)
  • Three Junior National Championship titles
  • 2013, U.S. National Championships, two-time gold medalist
  • 2013, U.S. National Championships, two-time silver medalist
  • 2012, 15km classic, third place
  • 2012, SuperTour Finals mini tour, third place
  • 2011, 15km classic, second place
  • 2011, NCAA All-American at Alaska Pacific University
  • 2011, NCAA Championship 20k classic, silver medalist

Fun Facts: Attends college at Alaska Pacific University ... When he's not training, likes exploring the Alaskan outdoors, fishing and spending time enjoying nature

Learn more: 
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association