Caitlin Compton Gregg

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Caitlin Compton Gregg
Born (1980-07-11) July 11, 1980 (age 36)
Height 165 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Ski club Loppet Nordic Racing
World Cup career
Seasons 2009–
Individual wins 0
Indiv. podiums 0

Caitlin Compton Gregg (born November 7, 1980) is an American cross-country skier who has competed since 2001.

Career[edit]

Gregg starting Nordic skiing at Harwood Union High School in Duxbury, Vermont, as a sophomore.

Her best World Cup finish was 14th in the 10 km Freestyle in Canmore, Alberta in February 2010.

It was announced on January 19, 2010, that she had qualified for the 2010 Winter Olympics. She ended up placing sixth overall in the team sprint along with Kikkan Randall. Gregg's best individual finish was 30th in the 10 km event.

Gregg's best finish at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships was 3rd in the 10 kilometre freestyle in Falun in 2015.[1] Her second best finish was 14th in the 4 x 5 km relay at Liberec in 2009 while her second best individual finish was 48th in the 30 km mass start event at those same championships.

Gregg is the only 4-time winner, male or female, of the American Birkebeiner ski marathon. She won the race in 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2016, skiing the 2016 race with a broken toe. Gregg set the course record in the women's skate technique in 2011 with a winning time of 2:15:26.0. The American Birkebeiner is North America's largest and most prestigious Nordic skiing event.

Personal life[edit]

Since May 21, 2011, Caitlin Compton Gregg is married to fellow cross-country skier Brian Gregg.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American women win medals at Nordic worlds". USA Today. February 24, 2015. Retrieved February 25, 2015. 
  2. ^ Ski to Sea Podcast Interview with Brian Gregg|http://nwwayoflife.com/ski-to-sea-podcast-brian-gregg-interview

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