Kotsenburg was the first American to
win the initial gold medal of the Olym-
pic Games since 1952.
Kelly Clark now has the most Olympic
medals of any U.S. snowboarder at
three—gold in 2002 and bronze in
2010 and 2014. She is also the only
U.S. Snowboarding athlete to com-
pete at four Olympic Games.
The U.S. swept the podium for
the third time in U.S. Winter Olympic history. Slopestyle skiers Joss
Christensen, Gus Kenworthy and
Nick Goepper claimed the podium for
Maggie Voisin, a USSA TEAM Acade-
my student, was the second youngest
Olympian in Sochi at 15 years old.
Hannah Kearney earned her second
career Olympic medal, a bronze.
USSA TEAM Academy student Mac
Bohonnon earned a fifth place finish
after earning his Olympic berth following stellar World Cup performances
leading up to the Olympic Games.
Emily Cook finished eighth in her
career-best Olympic finish.
Sarah Hendrickson was the first
woman to jump in the historic Olympic
debut of women’s ski jumping.
SOCHI FAST FACTS
Ted Ligety, who won combined gold
in 2006, became the second American in history to win two alpine gold
medals in a career. Andrea Mead
Lawrence was the only other American to do so, accomplishing the feat
at Oslo in 1952, when she won gold
in slalom and giant slalom.
Ligety and Andrew Weibrecht joined
Bode Miller, Phil Mahre and Tommy
Moe as the only American men with
two Olympic medals in alpine skiing.
Weibrecht also won super G bronze
Miller now has six Olympic medals
after his bronze in Sochi, the most
medals among all American alpine
skiers. He is now second all-time for
U.S. winter Olympians, tying Bonnie
Blair and trailing Apolo Anton Ohno’s
Miller, 36, also became the oldest
medalist in Olympic alpine skiing
Mikaela Shiffrin, 18, became the
youngest women’s slalom champion
in Olympic history.
Julia Mancuso added to her U.S.
record among women with a career
fourth Olympic medal.
Sophie Caldwell skied into sixth in
the women’s individual sprint,
posting the top Olympic finish for
a U.S. female cross country skier
Sage Kotsenburg and Jamie Ander-
son won the inaugural gold medals
in slopestyle snowboarding’s Olym-
Maddie Bowman and David Wise
won the inaugural gold medals in
halfpipe skiing’s Olympic debut.