Four USSA athletes were nominated for Team USA's Best of March awards.
PARK CITY, UT (Mar. 31, 2017) – Four U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association athletes have been nominated for the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Team USA Awards, Best of March. The award recognizes the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes from the month of March.
The athletes included in the nominations are U.S. Freeskiing’s McRae Williams (Park City, UT), U.S. Snowboarding’s Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT), U.S. Freestyle Ski Team’s Ashley Caldwell (Ashburn, VA) and U.S. Alpine Ski Team’s Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO).
Caldwell is the first American woman in 22 years to claim the women’s aerials World Championships title when she won gold in Sierra Nevada. With her winning jump, she also became the first woman ever to land a quadruple twisting triple flip in competition.