Jessica Diggins (born August 26, 1991)

Jessica Diggins is an American cross-country skier.

She and teammate Kikkan Randall won the United States' first ever cross-country skiing gold medal at the Winter Olympics in the team sprint in 2018.

At the 2022 Winter Olympics, Diggins won the silver medal in the 30 kilometer freestyle and the bronze medal in the individual sprint, making her the most decorated American cross-country skier of all-time.

She has also won four medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in her career.

In 2021, Diggins clinched the top spot in the women's overall standings for the 2020–21 FIS Cross-Country World Cup, becoming the first American to do so.

Diggins was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and grew up in Afton, Minnesota. She has one sister, Mackenzie. Diggins began skiing at age 4.

She showed prowess for skiing at age 11 when she started competing against older children. Diggins graduated from Stillwater Area High School in 2010.