Name: Gus Schumacher
Sport: Cross-Country Skiing
Event(s): Sprint Classic, Team Relay, 15km/15km Skiathlon, 15-kiometer, 4x10-kilometer relay
DOB: 7/25/2000
Birthplace: Madison, Wis.
Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska
High School: Service High School (Anchorage, Alaska) ‘18
College: University of Alaska Anchorage, Civil Engineering
Team/Club: Alaska Winter Stars
Coach(es): Jan Buron
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2022)
  • Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, 39th (15km/15km Skiathlon), 48th (15k-kilometer classic), 9th (4x10-kilometer relay)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2020 U.S. Championships, gold (sprint classic)
  • 2019 Junior World Championships, gold (team relay)
Personal: Started skiing in the backyard when he could walk...First American to win a gold medal at the FIS Junior World Cross Country Championships...Spends time volunteering for Special Olympics...When he's not racing, he enjoys backcountry skiing, riding motocross, paddle boarding, watching TV and playing video games...Fishes commercially for salmon in the summer.