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SOPHIE CALDWELL
Sport Discipline: Cross-Country
Height: 5-7
Weight: 130
DOB: 3/22/90
Birthplace: Rutland, Vt.
Hometown: Peru, Vt.
Current Residence: Peru, Vt.
High School: Stratton Mountain School (Stratton, Vt.) '08
College: Dartmouth College '12, Psychology
Coach(es): Matt Witcomb
ROAD TO SOCHI
With Olympic lineage in her family, Caldwell proved she belonged on the international stage during the 2012-13 season, earning a top-20 finish at her first world championships. Her results drastically improved in the 2013-14 season with four top-10 world cup finishes – highlighted by a sixth-place finish in the team sprint. A two-time national championships runner-up, the sprint freestyle specialist is making her first Olympic appearance.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2013-14 Nove Mesto World Cup, 6th (team sprint)
  • 2013-14 Szklarska Poreba World Cup, 7th (sprint freestyle)
  • 2013-14 Asiago World Cup, 8th (team sprint)
  • 2013-14 Davos World Cup, 9th (sprint freestyle)
  • 2013 World Championships, 20th (sprint classic)
  • 2013 National Championships, 2nd (sprint freestyle)
  • 2011 National Championships, 2nd (sprint freestyle)
PERSONAL
Daughter of Sverre and Lilly Caldwell…Has one brother, Austin, and one sister, Isabel… Grandfather, John Caldwell, competed in Nordic combined and cross-country skiing at the 1952 Olympic Winter Games…Grandfather was inducted into the U.S. Ski Hall of Fame in 1983…Uncle, Tim Caldwell, is a four-time Olympian in cross-country skiing…Mother is a former national ski racer…Hobbies include reading, hiking and traveling.
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