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LDS Olympians Who've Competed in the Winter Games

by | Feb. 09, 2018

Mormon Life


2014 Sochi

Erik Fisher (aka, the Flyin' Fish) – USA, Downhill, Super G ( didn't compete due to a knee injury).

Kate Hansen: USA, Luge (10th). Her pre-competition warm-up dances went viral this year. 

Jessika Jenson: USA, Slopestyle Snowboarding (13th).

Eric Neilson: Canada, Skeleton (13th). Neilson first started skeleton when he was 25 years old. 

Noelle Pikus Pace: USA, Women’s skeleton (Silver) 

Chris Fogt: USA, Bobsled (Bronze)

Christian Niccum: USA, Men’s Luge team relay (6th), doubles (11th)

David Bisset: Canada, Men’s Two event Bobsled (9th)

Torah Bright: Australia, Snowboarding (Silver)


2018 Pyeongchang, South Korea

Here are a few Mormon athletes to keep an eye out for this year: 

Chris Fogt: USA, Bobsled. This will be Fogt's third time bobsledding in the Olympics.

Taylor Morris: USA, Luge singles. Morris has worked for 16 years to compete in the Olympics.

Jerica Tandiman: USA, Long Track Speedskating. Tandiman starting skating when she was 7 years old.

Jessika Jenson: USA, Snowboarding, Slopestyle and Big Air. This will be Jenson's second Olympics.

Brendan "Bubba" Newby: Ireland, Men's Ski Halfpipe. Newby was born in Cork, Ireland, grew up in Park City, and has now decided to represent Ireland in this Olympic event. 

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