Caroline Claire

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Caroline Claire (born February 2, 2000)[1] is an American slopestyle skier. She has been named to the United States national team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.[2]

Early life[edit]

Caroline Claire was born in Edina, Minnesota.[1] Claire has three brothers.[1] She began skiing around the time she learned to walk.[1] She later moved to Manchester Center, Vermont where Claire attends Stratton Mountain School.[3][1]

Career[edit]

Claire won bronze in slopestyle at the FIS Junior World Championships in both 2015 and 2017.[4][3] Claire found success on the Revolution Tour in 2016 with podium finishes in each of her appearances on the amateur tour that year.[5][6] Claire was a discretionary pick to compete for the United States Olympic team in slopestyle for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Caroline Claire". Team USA. Retrieved January 31, 2018.
  2. ^ "Senior Caroline Claire Named to the 2018 Olympic Freeski Team". Stratton Mountain School. January 24, 2018.
  3. ^ a b Samrov, Adam (January 28, 2018). "SMS senior Claire qualifies for Games". The Manchester Journal. Retrieved January 31, 2018.
  4. ^ "Caroline Claire '18 Takes 3rd at the FIS World Cup in Italy". Stratton Mountain School. January 30, 2017.
  5. ^ "16-year-old Caroline Claire is on fire in 2015-16 season edit". Free Skier. June 30, 2016.
  6. ^ "Caroline Claire". U.S. Ski & Snowboard. Retrieved January 31, 2018.
  7. ^ Taggart, Sam (January 22, 2018). "U.S. Freeski Team Named for Halfpipe, Slopestyle events in Pyeongchang Olympics". Freeskier.com. Retrieved January 31, 2018.
  8. ^ "Stratton's Caroline Claire, 17, Makes the Slopestyle Team". vtskiandride.com. January 22, 2018.