Peter Frenette

Making great leaps BioAchievementsMore Displaying strong dedication to the sport, New York native Peter Frenette started ski jumping at age 6 and never looked back. While still in high school and one of the youngest athletes at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, Peter deferred his acceptance to the University of Denver to continue jumping…

Kris Freeman

Enduring performance BioAchievementsMore As a four-time winter games competitor, cross-county skier Kris Freeman is all about breaking new ice. Kris, aka “Freebird,” has won 16 national championships, placed fourth at the 2009 World Ski Championship (missing the bronze medal by a mere 1.3 seconds), in addition to competing in three grueling events at the Games…

Tracy Barnes

Sacrifice comes in many forms BioAchievementsMore Although she’s technically five minutes younger than twin sister, Lanny, biathlete Tracy Barnes has always played the role of older sister. “Tracy is tough as nails and nothing ever gets to her,” said Lanny, who also competes in the grueling sport that combines arduous cross-country skiing with accurate rifle…

Lanny Barnes

Ski fast. Shoot straight. BioAchievementsMore Colorado native Lanny Barnes represented her country in the biathlon at both the 2006 and 2010 Games, and thanks to her identical twin sister the 2014 Games in Sochi was her third chance at a medal. The short story? Both the sisters compete in the sport, which combines cross-country skiing…