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As athletes go, Kikkan Randall is rare and special. A four-time Olympian, three-time overall World Cup Sprint Champion and 26-time World Cup podium finisher, the Anchorage, Alaska native has single-handedly brought cross country ski racing into the modern era by ever pushing past conventional expectation into results and leadership. In addition to racing nine-world champions, Randall has carved out a space for America at the sharpest ends of a race. When her teammates Jessie Diggins and Liz Stephen took historic finishes in the 2015 World Championships and the Tour de Ski, they walked in a path blazed by Randall over the course of the last decade. The 2014-2015 season was a tougher year for Randall, salvaged, in part, by a late podium finish at the Lahti sprint, but the founder of Fast and Female, a nonprofit focused on getting girls on skis, is poised to return for more results in 2015- 2016, her role as the leading racer in the United States unfinished.

Randall’s family lived in Salt Lake while her mother attended law school at the University of Utah, but returned to Alaska after her birth. The niece of two Olympians (Uncle Chris Haines, Mom's brother, was a '76 cross country skier and Aunt Betsy Haines was the first racer on-course in the 1980 5K), she was a first-rate high school runner and turned to skiing as a way to continue training in winter. She quickly became one of the top U.S. junior racers. "It's in my blood,” she said with her trademark high-voltage smile. She blends classes at Alaska Pacific University with her cross country training and serves as a key liaison between the U.S. Ski Team and one of the nation's premier club programs, the Alaska Pacific University Nordic Ski Center.



OLYMPICS (top 15 individual)
Teams: 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014
8th, Sprint CL, Vancouver, CAN, 2010
9th, Sprint FS, Torino, ITA, 2006
9th, Team 4x5k Relay, Sochi, RUS, 2014

Teams: 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015
1st, Team Sprint FS, Val di Fiemme, ITA, 2013
2nd, Sprint FS, Liberec, CZE, 2009

27 podiums, including 10 wins (through 2015 season)
1st in sprint World Cup, 3rd in overall World Cup; repeat of highest overall finish by American woman, 2014
1st in sprint World Cup, 3rd in overall World Cup; highest overall finish by American woman, 2013
1st in sprint World Cup, 5th in overall World Cup; first American woman to win title, 2012
3rd in sprint World Cup; first American woman to finish in top three, 2011
Stage World Cup Results

2012, 30k FS mst, Craftsbury, VT
2011, 30k CL mst, Sun Valley, ID
2010, 30k FS mst, Fort Kent, ME
2010, Sprint CL, Anchorage,
2010, 20k CL mst, Anchorage,
2010, 10k FS, Anchorage, AK
2009, Sprint FS, Anchorage, AK

2009, Sprint CL, Anchorage, AK
2008, Sprint FS, Houghton, MI

2008, 10k CL, Houghton, MI

2007, Sprint CL, Houghton, MI

2006, 5k FS, Soldier Hollow, UT

2006, 10k CL, Soldier Hollow, UT

2006, Sprint FS, Soldier Hollow, UT

2004, Sprint FS, Rumford, ME

2003, Sprint FS, Rumford, ME

2002, Sprint FS, Bozeman, MT