Name: Kikkan Randall
Cross Country Skiing
Current Residence: 
Anchorage, Alaska
Alaska Pacific University

Olympic Experience:

  • 2014 Olympic Winter Games, 8th in women's team sprint classic, 9th in women's 4x5k relay, 18th in women's sprint, 28th in women's 30k mass start
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, 6th in women's team sprint, 8th in women's sprint, 11th in women's 4x5km relay, 23rd in women's 30km
  • 2006 Olympic Winter Games, 9th in women's sprint, 10th in women's team sprint, 14th in women's 4x5km relay, 53rd in women's 10km
  • 2002 Olympic Winter Games, 44th in women's sprint, 66th in women's 5+5km C/F pursuit

Career Highlights:

  • 19-time World Cup medalist (eight gold, six silver, five bronze)
  • Six-time U.S. sprint freestyle champion
  • Three-time U.S. sprint classic champion
  • 2013, World Cup overall third place
  • 2013, World Cup sprint champion
  • 2013, World Championships team sprint gold medalist (w/ Jessie Diggins)
  • 2013, World Championships 4x5km relay fourth place (w/ Sadie Bjornsen, Diggins, Liz Stephen) 
  • 2012, World Cup sprint champion
  • 2012, World Cup fifth place overall
  • 2012, U.S. 30k freestyle champion
  • 2011, World Cup sprint third place
  • 2011, U.S. 30k classic champion
  • 2010, U.S. 30k freestyle champion
  • 2010, U.S. 20k classic champion
  • 2010, U.S. 10k freestyle champion
  • 2009, World Championships sprint freestyle silver medalist
  • 2008, U.S. 10k classic champion
  • 2006, U.S. 5k freestyle champion
  • 2006, U.S. 10k classic champion

Fun Facts: Began skiing to stay in shape for cross country running ... Favorite food is Canadian bacon and pineapple pizza ... Can ride a unicycle ... First U.S. woman to win World Cup sprint title ... Earned first World Cup team sprint gold medal for the United States (w/ Jessie Diggins) ... First U.S. cross country skier to win World Championships gold medal (w/ Diggins in team sprint) ... First U.S. woman to break into top-three overall in FIS Cross Country World Cup

Learn more: 
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association