These U.S. Women Could Be The Stars Next Winter At The PyeongChang Olympics
Women led the way for Team USA’s strong performance in Rio, and U.S. women could again make a major impact next winter at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
Jamie Anderson, Snowboarding
The reigning Olympic slopestyle champion saw her run of three straight Burton U.S. Open slopestyle crowns end this year, but that’s no reason to believe Anderson won’t have plenty in store when she reaches PyeongChang. Competing with an injured elbow, Anderson still finished second, and on top of that added silver medals to her collection at X Games in Aspen, Colorado, and Hafjell, Norway. She should be among the first women to ever compete in big air at the Winter Games as it makes its Olympic debut, and the veteran innovator and will no doubt be among those vying for a spot on the podium in both disciplines in 2018, having finished on the world cup podium four times this season.
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