Where the 2014 Winter Olympics U.S. Athletes Went to College


Feb   2014



Not only do they dominate on the slopes and the ice, but they also kick butt in the classroom. It was a challenge to winnow the country’s most gifted athletes down even further, but we picked just a few notable athletes from each sport to give you an idea of their academic backgrounds. These schools include those the athletes have graduated from, are currently attending, or simply attended for some time.



Figure skating

Ice hockey


Nordic combined


Ski jumping

Alpine skiing

Cross-country skiing

Freestyle skiing


Long-track speed skating

Short-track speed skating

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