Minnesotans in the 2014 Sochi Olympics – Jessie Diggins – Cross Country Skiing
Born and raised in Afton, Jessie Diggins has racked up nine U.S. Junior titles and three Minnesota State Championship titles. She decided to take a year off in between college and high school to concentrate on racing and it paid off big-time. She is heralded as one of the best female skiiers the US has ever seen, with 5 US Championships and a World Championship for Team Sprint.