Eight Dartmouth graduates and three current students competed in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, with three making it to the podium as medal winners. Hannah Kearney ’15 won the bronze medal in freestyle moguls skiing, the event she took first in at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
Busy day. Interviews, a stop at the @TODAYshow, & an Olympic medal ceremony. Also need to find time to elect my spring courses at Dartmouth.
— Hannah Kearney (@HK_Ski) February 9, 2014
In the alpine skiing super-G event, Andrew Weibrecht ’09 won the silver medal, after winning the bronze in the event in Vancouver. Ice hockey player Gillian Apps ’06 won her third gold medal with Team Canada, building upon her success with the team in the Turin and Vancouver Olympics. The biathlon team of Hannah Dreissigacker ’09, Susan Dunklee ’08, Sara Studebaker ’07 and Annelies Cook made Olympic history in the 4×6-kilometer relay event. The team finished in seventh place, earning the best-ever U.S. Olympic women’s biathlon relay performance. Furthermore, Dunklee’s 14th- place finish in the 7.5-kilometer sprint was the best-ever Olympic sprint performance by an American female biathlete. Cross-country skiers Sophie Caldwell ’12, Tucker Murphy ’04 and Ida Sargent ’11 also competed in the games. Caldwell’s sixth-place finish in the… Read more »