Sophia Laukli is a force in both skiing and running, and was on skis as early as two years old. A professional in both sports, Sophia is a University of Utah graduate, member of the 2020 silver-medal-winning Junior World Championships relay team, had her first FIS World Cup podium in the final stage of the 2022-23 Tour de Ski and is fluent in English, Norwegian and French.
From her first World Cup start in Lahti, FIN in January 2021, Sophia has consistently been climbing the ranks. Since 2021, she has 10+ top-30 results - highlighted by a third place finish in the hardest stage of the Tour de Ski in the final climb, finishing third. At the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, Sophia finished within the top-20 in 15th place.
Outside of skiing, she is a professional trail runner with Salomon and shocked the circuit when she won the Marathon du Mount-Blanc as part of the Golden Trail Series.
This 2022-23 season, her goals are to podium in the Tour de Ski, remain consistently in the top 20/30 on the FIS World Cup and compete on the full World Cup circuit.
"I used to know how to unicycle"
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