Utah 10th in Medal Count


By Yeti \ February 18 2014 \ 0 Comments

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

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