Name: Kikkan Randall
Caps:
Sport: Cross-Country Skiing
Height: 5-5
Weight: 135
DOB: 12/31/1982
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah
Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska
High School: East Anchorage High School (Anchorage, Alaska) '01
College: Alaska Pacific University '17, Business
Team/Club: Alaska Pacific University/Nordic Ski Center
Olympic Experience
  • Five-time Olympian (2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018); Olympic medalist (1 gold)
  • PyeongChang 2018, gold (team sprint freestyle), 5th (4x5K relay), 16th (10K freestyle), 40th (7.5/7.5K skiathlon)
  • Sochi 2014, 7th (team sprint classic), 8th (4x5K relay), 18th (sprint freestyle), 28th (30K mass start)
  • Vancouver 2010, 8th (sprint classic), 11th (4x5K relay), 23rd (30K mass start)
  • Torino 2006, 9th (sprint freestyle), 10th (team sprint classic), 14th (4x5K relay), 53rd (10K classic)
  • Salt Lake City 2002, 44th (sprint freestyle)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2017 – bronze (sprint freestyle), 4th (4x5K relay), 17th (7.5/7.5K skiathlon), 26th (10K classic)
  • Years of participation: 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
  • Medals: 3 (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2013 (team sprint freestyle)
  • Silver – 2009 (sprint freestyle)
  • Bronze - 2017 (sprint freestyle)
  • Part of the first-ever U.S. team to win a world cup team spring event, becoming the first U.S. cross-country skier to win a world championship gold medal (with Diggins)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2014 FIS World Cup Standings, 1st (sprint), 6th (overall)
  • 2013 FIS World Cup Standings, 1st (sprint), 3rd (overall), 10th (distance)
  • 2012 FIS World Cup Standings, 1st (sprint), 5th (overall)
  • 2011 FIS World Cup Standings, 3rd (sprint), 10th (overall)
  • FIrst U.S. woman to achieve a top-three overall FIS Cross-Country World Cup ranking
  • Became the first American woman to win world cup titles in individual and team sprint (with Jessie Diggins)
Personal: Daughter of Ronn and Deborah Randall...Has one brother, Tanner, and one sister, Kalli...Has one child, Breck, with husband Jeff...Niece of U.S. Olympic Nordic skiers Chris Haines (1976) and Betsy Haines (1980)...Lead U.S. Ambassador for Fast and Female, an empowerment workshop program for young girls...Began skiing to stay in shape for cross-country running.