Sport: Cross Country Skiing
Current Residence: Stratton Mountain, Vt.
College: Westminster College
- 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
- 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)
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association
Diggins, Bjorsen Finish 1-3, The First Time U.S. Women Shared A Cross-Country World Cup Distance Podium
Craig Bohnert Jan. 06, 2017
Diggins successfully defended her 5-kilometer title from the 2016 Tour de Ski.
Jessie Diggins Wins Team USA’s First Skiathlon World Cup Podium
Craig Bohnert Jan. 03, 2017
Diggins finished second in Oberstdorf, Germany, for her second cross-country podium of the season.
Red, White & Trending: Dec. 23-29
Jamie MacDonald Dec. 30, 2016
Team USA's most unique Christmas greetings (the spirit of giving moves Kyrie Irving, festive service dogs, last-minute shoppers, Team USA's kids bringing the cute and the talent), including Jake Kaminski's awesome archery theme, plus Jessie Diggins' epic — if failed — snow dance, the secret to Mikaela Shiffrin's epic week, Amy Purdy's inspiring injury rehab and yet another reason to love LA.
Jessie Diggins Wins Big In Lillehammer For Team USA’s First Cross-Country Podium Of The Season
Craig Bohnert Dec. 03, 2016
The 5-kilometer win marked Diggins’ third career world cup victory.
Red, White & Trending: Oct. 7-13
Jamie MacDonald Oct. 14, 2016
Simone Biles and Tatyana McFadden breeze through the Windy City, Jessie Diggins shows off a strong mime game, an Arizona-born teen makes ice hockey history, Amanda Kessel and Ronda Rousey make high-profile returns, LeBron James makes a statement in pink, Ashton Eaton takes in spectacular views from the high road, skier Daron Rahlves takes to water skis, Shaun White chills in New Zealand, hints of Halloween and much more.
Red, White & Trending: July 15-21
Jamie MacDonald July 22, 2016
The worst of Team USA's procrastinating packers (you know who you are, Alex Morgan and Ashton Eaton), the best of the Olympic send-offs (candles, best dressed judokas, steak dinners for gymnasts and Jordan Burroughs' sartorial splendor), a legendary poolside pic, a look at Amy Purdy's 'tip toe dance feet,' broken bones and severed tendons and surgeries and sutures, John Orozco's emotional reaction to heartbreak, Sarah Hildebrandt's embrace to fame, Bubba Watson's wild up-and-down, Pokémon Go takes root in Team USA, National Ice Cream Day shenanigans and more.
5 Reasons Why The U.S. Women’s Cross-Country Ski Team Is Winning So Many Medals
Peggy Shinn Feb. 03, 2016
The team finished on the podium four times in the past month.
Red, White & Trending: Jan. 22-28
Jamie MacDonald Jan. 29, 2016
Freestyle skier Mac Bohonnon had high (and, eventually, upside down) hopes for Tom Brady and his Patriots, soccer star Sydney Leroux's excellent excuse for missing out on Rio, the LPGA season tees off with Olympic slots on the line for Team USA golfers, Andre Agassi serves up some advice for his younger self (cut your hair) and Lisa Leslie's tall order.
Cross-Country Skier Jessie Diggins Claims First Individual World Cup Victory At Tour De Ski
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Jan. 08, 2016
Diggins joins teammate Sophie Caldwell as first-time world cup victors this week.
Vote On Team USA's Top Athletes From December
Jan. 05, 2016
See which athletes made Team USA's Best of December nominations and vote on your favorites.