At a glance
Prior to the 2014 Winter Olympics, Kaitlyn Farrington’s major wins had been at the 2012 Dew Tour at Breckinridge, Colorado, and 2010 X Games Europe. She had been a silver medalist in 2011 at the X Games Aspen and the Dew Tour, and won a bronze medal at the 2013 World Cup. In addition, she had won the US Grand Prix in 2012. Farrington came to Sochi as a medal contender, having placed fourth at the 2013 Worlds, although not expected to win gold, but she did just that.
In October 2014, while doing some video shoots, Farrington fell in Austria...
Kaitlyn in numbers
Sochi 2014GamesResultsSportEventSochi 2014
1 Gold medalSnowboardingHalfpipe