U.S. Ski & Snowboard Nominates Jake Vedder To Snowboard Team Roster For Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022
United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, in conjunction with U.S. Ski & Snowboard, today announced the addition of snowboarder Jake Vedder to the 2022 U.S. Olympic Team.
He replaces the quota spot previously held by Alex Deibold, who was injured on Jan. 29 in a crash during the FIS Snowboard Cross World Cup qualifiers at Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.
Vedder, 21, hails from Pinckney, Michigan, and was a member of the International Snowboard Training Center. Vedder earned his first World Cup podium with a second-place finish at the 2018 Cervinia FIS World Cup, he currently ranks 34th in FIS points standings with 40-plus World Cup starts. Vedder has been a member of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team since 2018.
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