Alpine Skier Alice Merryweather Added To 2018 U.S. Olympic Team

By United States Olympic Committee | Feb. 03, 2018, 3:33 a.m. (ET)

 

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – The United States Olympic Committee, in conjunction with U.S. Ski & Snowboard, today announced the addition of alpine skier Alice Merryweather (Hingham, Massachusetts) to the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team.

Merryweather replaces the quota spot previously held by Steven Nyman, who was injured on Jan. 26 in competition at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

Merryweather, 21, who skis out of Stratton Mountain School, won downhill gold last season at the FIS Junior World Ski Championships, then broke into the top 20 in downhill at the FIS World Cup Final in Aspen last March.

Team USA now stands at 243 athletes, including 135 men and 108 women. Updated rosters can be found at TeamUSA.org/2018Olympics. 

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