Kikkan Randall

Tom Kelly and Kekkan Randall

For 30 years, Tom Kelly has been the voice of the US Ski and Snowboard Team.  He’s reported on the athletes in a way that has allowed KPCW listeners a personal window into their pathways to success.  Carolyn Murray has this:

U.S. Ski & Snowboard spokesman Tom Kelly tells the backstory of Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall and their winning a gold medal in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  

Athletic Competition is not just about the thrill of victory, but the agony of defeat - especially in the Olympic Games. USSA spokesman Tom Kelly said that was brought home in the competition on Tuesday in Sochi, Russia. Rick Brough has more. 

Tom Kelly, spokesman for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, was in our studios this week with the latest news on such star athletes as Lindsay Vonn, Billy DeMong, and Kikkan Randall. Rick Brough has more.