Jessie is a 26 year old cross country skier from Alton Minnesota. PyeongChang is her first Olympic Games. She participated in three events – the 7.5km + 7.5km Skiathlon, the Sprint Classic, and the 10K Free. Her fifth place finish in the 10K Free was the best finish ever for an American woman in an Olympic Cross Country event.
Official Ski Team Photo/Video Gallery
As Jessie mentions in her interview at the top, she likes to dance. Check out this dance video that she choreographed for the US Ski Team.
You’re probably overwhelmed by the ski team photo, so here are some other pics that help capture her infectious bubbly personality.