Tuesday, Jan. 14

Alpine Skiing

Competition on the slopes continued with the men’s and women’s slalom races. On the women’s side, Nicola Rountree-Williams finished the first run in 47.29 seconds and completed the second run in 45.84 to finish in 13th place. Emma Resnick sat in 14th after finishing her first run in a time of 46.97, but did not finish the second run. 

In the men’s races, Daniel Gillis sat in 27th after his first run with a time of 39.48. With a consistent and steady second run of 41.82 seconds, Gillis was able to improve in the rankings, earning 20th overall. Maxx Parys finished 47th in the first run with a time of 47.43 but did not finish his second run. Trent Pennington also competed but did not finish his first run. 


Team USA’s Etienne Bordes, Van Ledger and Cale Woods competed at the Les Tuffes Nordic Center in the men’s 7.5-kilometer sprint. Bordes earned the top American finish, ranking 34th with a time of 21:45.2. Woods finished 64th with a time of 23:15.3, while Ledger placed 75th with a time of 23:49.6. 

Kaisa Bosek led the American women in the 6-kilometer sprint, finishing 55th with a time of 21:38.0. Lexie Madigan ranked 65th with a time of 22:07.4, while teammate Maja Lapkass followed close behind, finishing in 22:25.8 minutes to place 70th. 


In the final day of round robin play, the mixed team of Ethan Hebert, Katie Murphy, Charlie Thompson and Alina Tschumakow fell to Sweden, 8-3. The team will not advance to the knock-out stages, but the athletes will compete again starting on Jan. 18 when each American will pair up with an athlete from another country in the mixed-country doubles event.


Ski Mountaineering

Team USA’s four ski mountaineering athletes concluded competition in Switzerland with the mixed relay, an event which features teams made up of two men and women from the same country. The team of Grace Staberg, Jeremiah Vaille, Samantha Paisley and George Beck completed the race in a time of 39:07, finishing in sixth.