Name: Jessie Diggins
Sport: Cross-Country Skiing
Event(s): 4x5-kilometer Relay, 7.5/7.5K Skiathlon, Sprint Classic, Team Sprint, 30K Mass Start
Height: 5-4
DOB: 8/26/1991
Birthplace: St. Paul, Minn.
Hometown: Afton, Minn.
High School: Stillwater High School (Stillwater, Minn.) ‘10
College: Westminster College
Team/Club: SMS T2
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2014, 2018, 2022); Three-time Olympic medalist (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, 7th (7.5km/7.5km skiathlon), bronze (sprint freestyle), 8th (10km classic), 6th (4x5km relay), 5th (team sprint classic), silver (30-kilometer mass start free)
  • Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, gold (team sprint freestyle), 5th (7.5/7.5K skiathlon), 5th (10K freestyle), 5th (4x5K relay), 6th (sprint classic), 7th (30K mass start classic)
  • Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014, 8th (7.5/7.5K skiathlon, 4X5K relay), 13th (sprint freestyle), 38th (30K mass start)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2021 – 4th (4x5K relay, 10K freestyle), 15th (7.5/7.5K skiathlon), 24th (sprint classic)
  • Years of participation: 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021
  • Medals: 4 (1 gold, 2 silvers, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2013 (team sprint freestyle)
  • Silver – 2017 (sprint freestyle); 2015 (10K freestyle)
  • Bronze – 2017 (team sprint classic)
Personal: Daughter of Clay and Deborah Diggins...Has one sister, Mackenzie...Began skiing at age 3...Hobbies include dancing, hiking, canoeing, camping, swimming, reading, gardening and cooking...Part of the first-ever U.S. team to win a world cup team sprint event, becoming the first U.S. cross-country skier to win a world championship gold medal.