Athlete Profile - Jessica DIGGINS

Birth Date:  26 Aug 1991
Age:  26
Gender:   Female

Jessica DIGGINS - Schedule

Start Time Event Status
Sat, 10 Feb 16:15
Ladies' 7.5km + 7.5km Skiathlon
Tue, 13 Feb 17:30
Ladies' Sprint Classic Qualification
Tue, 13 Feb 20:11
Ladies' Sprint Classic Quarterfinal 3
Tue, 13 Feb 21:04
Ladies' Sprint Classic Semifinal 2
Tue, 13 Feb 21:24
Ladies' Sprint Classic Final
Thu, 15 Feb 15:30
Ladies' 10km Free
Sat, 17 Feb 18:30
Ladies' 4 x 5km Relay
Wed, 21 Feb 17:25
Ladies' Team Sprint Free Semifinal 2
Wed, 21 Feb 19:00
Ladies' Team Sprint Free Final
Sun, 25 Feb 15:15
Ladies' 30km Mass Start Classic

Biographical Information

Highlights Olympic Winter Games
YearLocationSP F30km F7.5km/7.5km4x5km R
2014Sochi, RUS133888

World Championships
YearLocationSP F10km F30km C30km F7.5km/7.5km4x5km RTSP CTSP F
2017Lahti, FIN2--5DNF43-
2015Falun, SWE-2DNF--4-8
2013Val di Fiemme, ITA-23DNF--4-1
2011Oslo, NOR25---289--

World Cup Rankings overview - All rankings from 2014/2015, top three for earlier seasons

World Cup overview - Best rank per season and event since 2014/2015 - Individual events until 10 km
YearSP CSP F3km F5km C5km F5km P10km C9km P10km F10km P5km/5km
2017/20181 x 4th1 x 4th----1 x 4th1 x 3rd1 x 1st1 x 3rd-
2016/20171 x 14th2 x 5th-1 x 8th2 x 1st-1 x 8th1 x 11th1 x 7th1 x 5th1 x 2nd
2015/20161 x 6th1 x 2nd-1 x 5th1 x 1st1 x 8th1 x 17th1 x 15th1 x 3rd1 x 3rd-
2014/20151 x 64th1 x 4th1 x 14th1 x 19th1 x 15th-1 x 17th-1 x 12th1 x 50th-

World Cup overview - Best rank per season and event since 2014/2015 - Individual events longer than 10 km and Team events
Year10.5km C15km C15km F30km C30km F7.5km/7.5km4x5km ROverall
2017/2018-----1 x 5th-1 x 3rd
2016/2017-1 x 10th1 x 4th---1 x 4th1 x 5th
2015/20161 x 8th1 x 12th1 x 11th1 x 25th-1 x 11th1 x 2nd1 x 5th
2014/2015----1 x 14th1 x 5th-1 x 44th

World Cup - Ten best performances in current season
12017/201810km FreeSeefeld, AUT
32017/20189km PursuitVal di Fiemme, ITA
32017/201810km PursuitLenzerheide, SUI
32017/2018Overall StandingsTour de Ski
42017/2018Sprint ClassicPlanica, SLO
42017/2018Sprint FreeDavos, SUI
42017/201810km ClassicVal di Fiemme, ITA
52017/2018Sprint FreeLenzerheide, SUI
52017/20187.5km + 7.5km SkiathlonLillehammer, NOR
62017/2018Sprint ClassicLillehammer, NOR

SP - Sprint, C - Classic, F - Freestyle, P - Pursuit, R - Relay, TSP - Team Sprint, Overall - Final classification Stage World Cup, xkm/xkm - Skiathlon events, DNF - Did Not Finish, DNS - Did Not Start, DSQ - Disqualified
Nickname Jessie (, 17 May 2017)
Hobbies Reading, camping, canoeing, hiking with friends, cliff-jumping, swimming, dancing. (Facebook page, 27 Aug 2017)
Occupation Athlete
Languages spoken English
Club name Stratton Mountain School Elite Team [United States of America]
Coach Chris Grover [national], USA (, 19 May 2017)
Debut World Cup Debut - 2011 in Drammen, Norway
Injuries In September 2013 she injured her foot while running at a training camp in Lake Placid, NY, United States of America. (, 24 Sep 2013)
Start She took up skiing in Minnesota, United States of America. (, 03 May 2013)
Reason Her family all skied and they got her involved in the sport. (, 24 Sep 2013)
Awards She received the 2016 Beck International Award from the US Ski and Snowboard Association [USSA]. The award is given annually to the top performer in international competition. (, 12 May 2016)
Additional information General
She and teammate Kikkan Randall became the first US athletes to win a gold medal in cross-country skiing at the Olympic Winter Games by claiming victory in the team sprint freestyle at the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang. In 2013 the pair also became the first US cross-country skiers to win a gold medal at the world championships by being victorious in the team sprint. (OIS, 21 Feb 2018;, 24 Feb 2013)

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