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LIZ STEPHEN
Sport Discipline: Cross-Country
Height: 5-2
Weight: 105
DOB: 1/12/87
Birthplace: East Montpelier, Vt.
Hometown: East Montpelier, Vt.
Current Residence: Park City, Utah
High School: Burke Mountain Academy (East Burke, Vt.) '05
College: Westminster College
Coach(es): Matt Whitcomb
ROAD TO SOCHI
Stephen helped the U.S. women’s 4x5-kilometer team to a U.S. world cup record fifth-place finish in 2012. A distance specialist, she claimed the 2013 national 30K freestyle title and contributed to Team USA's historic fourth-place relay finish at the 2013 World Championships. A 2010 Olympian, Stephen is looking to make her mark in her second Olympic appearance.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, 49th (10K freestyle), 57th (15K pursuit)
  • 2013-14 Lillehammer World Cup, bronze (relay)
  • 2013 World Championships, 4th (relay), 5th (10K freestyle)
  • 2012-13 Gaellivare World Cup, bronze (relay)
  • 2012-13 Nove Mesto World Cup, 5th (relay)
  • 2011 World Championships, 16th (freestyle)
  • 2009 World Championships, 15th (pursuit), 17th (freestyle)
  • Eight-time national champion (2005, 2008-09, 2011, 2013)
PERSONAL
Daughter of Mark and Susan Stephen…Has one brother, Andrew…Switched from alpine skiing to cross-country skiing in high school…Hobbies include reading, writing, playing board games, cooking, mountain biking and listening to live music.
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