Tag: U.S. Ski Team

Hannah Halvorsen Crosses the Finish Line

Racer Hannah Halvorsen, 24, retired this spring from the Davis U.S. Cross Country Ski Team, with a career that culminated at the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing. Like any racer, Halvorsen faced numerous challenges along the way, but the biggest among them was recovering after being hit by a vehicle in November 2019 while […]

Jessie Diggins Wins Historic World Cup Title

Capping off a historic and unprecedented season of racing, Jessie Diggins wrapped up the World Cup calendar in Switzerland’s Engadin Valley on Sunday with a victory lap of sorts. The 29-year-old Olympic champion from Minnesota has become the first-ever female American cross country skier to win the overall World Cup […]

A Look Back At World Championships: Hot racing and near-podium finishes by U.S. skiers & relay teams

Wrapping up on Sunday, March 7, the 2021 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships showcased heated (and hot) racing, with several near-podium finishes by U.S. skiers and relay teams. The week and a half of racing in Oberstdorf, Germany, which welcomed 35 athletes from the U.S., saw the return of many […]

In Her Own Words: Jessie Diggins Reflects on Historic Tour de Ski Win

When Jessie Diggins collapsed Sunday across a finish line 3.5 kilometers up an alpine ski trail at Val di Fiemme, Italy, she became the first-ever American winner of the FIS Tour de Ski. The 29-year-old Olympic gold medalist also capped off a historic eight days of racing for the Davis […]

Jessie Diggins Becomes First-Ever American Winner of the FIS Tour de Ski

Jessie Diggins capped off a historic eight days of racing for the Davis U.S. Cross Country Ski Team, with multiple 1-2 finishes, many personal-best World Cup results and top American male performances by 20-year-old Gus Schumacher.

The Habit of Gratitude: Through an accident and recovery, a lesson in forming new habits and being grateful

Many of the people who have supported me throughout my ongoing recovery process have echoed a simple idea: that athletes return to their sport after an injury even stronger or faster than they were before. I like the theory’s inspirational mindset, but as an analytical soul, I need logic behind […]