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Team USA Sochi Olympics

 

In honor of the upcoming Winter Olympics, we’ve chosen to highlight five swoon-worthy men from Team USA. 

 

Shaun White (Snowboarding)

Discipline: Halfpipe

Hometown: Carlsbad, CA

College: California State University of San Marcos

Best Attribute: His hair (equally cute short as it was long)

Fun Fact: Already a two-time Olympic gold-medalist in snowboarding, but he’s also a professional skateboarder

Bode Miller (Alpine Skiing)

Discipline: Downhill, Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super G, Super Combined

Hometown: Carrabassett Valley, Maine

Biggest Challenge on the road to the Olympics: Overcoming his major knee injury last year

Heart of Gold: He is the founder of the Turtle Ridge Foundation, a non-profit for adaptive and youth sports program that holds the annual fundraising events BodeBash and BodeFest

Jared Goldberg (Alpine Skiing)

Discipline: Downhill

Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah

College: Westminster College

When he’s not skiing: He surfs, mountain bikes, and rock climbs

Part-time Blogger: He writes about his skiing adventures on his blog http://www.jaredgoldbergskier.com/

Greg Bretz (Snowboarding)

Discipline: Halfpipe

Hometown: Mammoth Lakes, CA

Favorite band: The Beatles

Hidden talent: “Sweet talking girls”

A Child Prodigy: Greg got his first snowboard when he was 5 years old and was competing by age 10

Gus Kenworthy (Freeskiing)

Discipline: Halfpipe, Slopestyle

Hometown: Telluride, CO

His 2013 Breakthrough Year: 20 competitions, his first X-Games medal, and second place at Olympic venue halfpipe World Cup in Sochi

Hobbies: Skateboarding

Favorite Mountain to Ski: Whistler Mountain in British Columbia

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