Name: Jessie Diggins
Cross Country Skiing
Current Residence:
Stratton Mountain, Vt.
Westminster College

Olympic Experience

  • 2014 Olympic Winter Games, 8th in women's skiathlon 7.5 km classic + 7.5 km free, 9th in women's 4x5k relay, 13th in women's sprint,  40th in women's 30k mass start

Career Highlights:

  • 2013, World Championships team sprint gold medalist (w/ Kikkan Randall)
  • 2013, World Championships 4x5km relay fourth place (w/ Sadie Bjornsen, Randall, Liz Stephen)
  • 2012, World Cup at Quebec, Canada, team sprint gold medalist (w/ Randall)
  • 2012, U.S. sprint freestyle champion
  • 2012, U.S. sprint classic champion
  • 2012, U.S. 20k classic champion
  • 2012, U.S. 10k freestyle champion
  • 2011, U.S. sprint freestyle champion

Fun Facts: Enjoys reading, camping, canoeing, hiking, cliff-jumping, swimming and dancing ... Hobbies include playing violin and working on artsy-crafty projects ... Began skiing at age 3 ... Earned first World Cup team sprint gold medal for the United States (w/ Kikkan Randall) ... First U.S. cross country skier to win World Championships gold medal (w/ Randall in team sprint)

Learn more: 
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association