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All I Want For Christmas Is…

When it comes to wish lists, most U.S. athletes have an Olympic medal somewhere near the top. But when it comes to Jolly Old Saint Nick their requests are a little different. See how these athletes answered the question: Dear Santa, all I want for Christmas is…

Hilary Knight, ice hockey, 2010 Olympic silver medalist: “…good health and love for my family and friends. As well as a small backgammon board for the road trips and maybe a miniature pony too, if there is room left in the budget. Xoxo.”

Carmelita Jeter, track and field, three-time Olympic medalist:“…a black or red Hermes Birkin bag or a Toyota Prius.”

Rocco Grimaldi, ice hockey, two-time junior world champion: “…Little Caesars pizza.”

Jamie Redman, rowing, two-time world champion: “…a day off — haha, not likely! And a deep-tissue massage from a strong elf.”

Tyler Carron, sled hockey, 2012 world champion: “…for hockey to come back!”

Chellsie Memmel, gymnastics, 2008 Olympic silver medalist: “…a fence for the yard so I don’t have to chase after my dogs anymore.”

Connor Murphy, ice hockey, junior world champion: “…stylish winter boots.”

 

Nikko Landeros, sled hockey, 2010 Paralympic gold medalist: “…a new sled.”

Jen Yung Lee, sled hockey, 2012 world champion: “…new baseball caps. Lots of new baseball caps.”

Susan Francia, rowing, two-time Olympic gold medalist: “…my spine back.”

Joshua Sweeney, sled hockey, 2012 world champion: “…a mustache comb so I can always look my best.”

Matt Bigos, Paralympic track and road cycling: “…to put a frustrating 2012 behind me and build towards a successful 2013 racing season, and gummy bears. I always want more gummy bears.”

Taylor Chace, sled hockey, 2010 Paralympic gold medalist: “…another gold medal.”

Matt Grzelcyk, ice hockey: “Armani black pinstripe suit.”

Erin Hamlin, luge, 2009 world champion: “…a white Christmas. So, lots of snow. Being snowed in is one of my favorite things!”

Declan Farmer, sled hockey: “…lots of gold medals in upcoming tournaments.”

Kelli Stack, ice hockey, 2010 Olympic silver medalist: “…a fantasy football championship!”

Stefan Matteau, ice hockey: “an iPad mini.”

Caryn Davies, rowing, two-time Olympic gold medalist: “…FOUR MORE YEARS!”

Sean Kuraly, ice hockey: “…headphones for all our flights.”

Jessie Vetter, ice hockey, 2010 Olympic silver medalist: “…a Badger victory at the Rose Bowl!! Go Bucky!!”

Brady Skjei, ice hockey: “…iPhone 5.”

Riley Barber, ice hockey: “…Primanti Bros. (a Pittsburgh sandwich place).”

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Source: teamusa.org

Posted on: December 21, 2012