Utah 10th in Medal Count
What do you get when you combine two golds in the first-ever slopestyle competitions in Olympic history, one silver in the first women’s ski superpipe and 10 other podium finishes? Some busy Utah Olympic athletes is what!
If Utah were competing as its own country, it would be tied for 10th place in the overall medal count! That’s 13 of the 28 total medals for team USA! From local phenoms to out-of-state students, this impressive spread of winter sport's talent is sure to leave its mark on the Olympic legacy that already runs deep through Utah. Check out the medal count break down below. Full medal count can be found here.
Sage Kotsenburg – Snowboard Slopestyle - PCMR Athlete & Park City Native
Joss Christensen – Freeskiing Slopestyle - Westminster Student/PCMR Athlete & Park City Native
Kaitlyn Farrington – Snowboard Women’s Superpipe - Westminster Student
David Wise - Men's Ski Halfpipe - Part owner of 4FRNT Skis a Salt Lake City based company, also trains in Utah
Maddie Bowman - Women's Ski Halfpipe - Westminster Student
Ted Ligety - Men's Giant Slalom - PCMR Athlete & Park City Native
Devin Logan – Freeskiing Women’s Slopestyle - Westminster Student
Noelle Pikus Pace – Women's Skeleton - Park City Native
J.R. Celski (UT), Chris Creveling (UT), Jordan Malone (UT) and Eduard Alvarez - Men's 5000 M Relay - Current Utah Residents
Steven Holcomb – Bobsled - Park City Native
Julia Mancuso – Super Combined Slalom - Park City Winter Sports School
Alex Deibold – Snowboard Cross - Westminster Student
Steven Holcomb (UT), Chris Fogt (UT), Steven Langton, Curtis Tomasevicz - Bobsleigh Four-man - Current UT Residents/Hometown