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JESSIE DIGGINS
Sport Discipline: Cross-Country
Height: 5-4
Weight: 128
DOB: 8/26/91
Birthplace: Afton, Minn.
Hometown: Afton, Minn.
Current Residence: Salt Lake City, Utah
High School: Stillwater Area High School (Stillwater, Minn.) '10
College: Westminster College, Undeclared
Coach(es): Matt Whitcomb
ROAD TO SOCHI
Diggins is coming off a breakout season where she won all four titles at the 2012 U.S. National Championships. Teaming with Kikkan Randall, she also helped secure the first world championships and world cup gold medals in in U.S. history. Her rise to the elite level allowed her to continue this success in the 2013-14 season – claiming her first Olympic berth – where she is looking to capitalize on the international stage once more at the Sochi Games.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2013-14 Lillehammer World Cup, bronze (relay)
  • 2013-14 Davos World Cup, 12th (sprint freestyle)
  • 2013 World Championships, gold (team sprint), 4th (relay)
  • 2012-13 Quebec World Cup, gold (team sprint)
  • 2012-13 Gaellivare World Cup, bronze (relay)
  • 2012 national champion (sprint freestyle, sprint classic, 10K freestyle, 20K classic)
  • 2011 World Championships, 9th (relay)
  • 2011 national champion (sprint freestyle)
PERSONAL
Daughter of Clay and Deborah Diggins…Has one sister, Mackenzie…Hobbies include hiking, running, swimming, cliff jumping, canoeing, dancing, reading, and playing soccer and the guitar.
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