Published: Feb. 9, 2018

CU has a proud history at the Olympics, with over 100 student-athletes and alumni representing teams through the years. This year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang is no exception. Bringing honor to their teams, themselves and to CU are Casey Andringa in freestyle skiing, Arielle Gold in snowboarding, Brian Hansen in speed skating, Petra Hyncicova in cross-country skiing, Joanne Reid in biathlon and Kendall Wesenberg in skeleton.

Casey Andringa, freestyle skiing

Casey Andringa

Arielle Gold, snowboarding

Arielle Gold

Brian Hansen, speed skating


Petra Hyncicova, cross-country skiing


Hyncicova Finishes 10K Freestyle Race At Olympics

In what was her second race in three days, and third overall at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Colorado senior women's Nordic skier Petra Hyncicova competed on Thursday in the Ladies' 10K freestyle race, placing 60th out of 90 competitors.

Hyncicova Finishes Second Olympic Race

Colorado senior women's Nordic skier Petra Hyncicova, competing with the Czech Republic cross-country ski team in Pyeongchang, completed her second race at the 2018 Winter Olympics Feb. 13. The two-time NCAA champion placed 45th out of 68 racers in the classic sprint qualification heat.

Hyncicova Scheduled for Three Olympic Races

CU’s two-time NCAA champion talks about making her first Olympic appearance. Hyncicova arrived in PyeongChang last Saturday, joining her Czech Republic Olympic teammates to begin training.

Hyncicova Named To Czech Republic Olympic Nordic Team

A senior on campus, heading to Pyeongchang, Petra Hynicova will become the 36th CU ski team member to make it to the Olympics.

Joanne Reid, biathlon

Joanne Reid

Reid Completes Her Winter Olympic Competition

Former CU NCAA Nordic skiing champion raced Feb. 22 with Team USA, her fourth and final race of these Winter Olympic Games.

ICTD graduate Joanne Reid competes in Winter Olympics in biathlon

When the Olympic Games open in Pyeongchang, South Korea, a recent ATLAS graduate will be among the U.S. athletes, competing against the best of the best.

CU’s Reid Named to 2018 U.S. Olympic Biathlon Team

Joanne Reid, the 2013 NCAA freestyle champion for the Colorado Buffalo ski team, was recently named to the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team in the sport of biathlon.

Kendall Wesenberg, skeleton


Leeds graduate undertakes new challenge at Winter Olympics

Some athletes dream their whole lives of competing in the Olympics, and some uncover that passion later in life as they discover a sport capable of grabbing their attention. For Kendall Wesenberg, her journey was very much the latter.