Afton Native Diggins Will Carry Flag At Olympics Closing CeremonyAnother proud moment for Minnesota at the Winter Olympics. Team USA has voted for cross country skier Jessie Diggins to carry the flag at the closing ceremony.
Afton Shows Hometown Pride For Gold Medalist Jessie DigginsA Minnesota woman made history by being the first American to win an Olympic Gold medal in cross country skiing.
Minnesotan Wins Cross-Country Ski World Cup In NorwayAfton-native Jessie Diggins won an individual World Cup race for the second time Saturday, beating overall leader Heidi Weng on the 5-kilometer cross-country course.
Minnesotans Earn Cross-Country Medals At Nordic Skiing World ChampionshipsNo American woman had ever won a major championship medal in a long distance cross-country skiing race before Tuesday.
Minnesotans Diggins, Gregg Earn Cross-Country Medals At WorldsNo American woman had ever won a major championship medal in a long distance cross-country skiing race before Tuesday. Minnesota natives Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg made it two in one day.
Minn. Olympian Gets Video Send-Off From Young Skiers The start of the winter Olympics in Sochi is just days away. The opening ceremony is set for Thursday, and about 19 Minnesotans will be part of Team USA.