Andy Newell
Sport: Cross-Country
Birthdate: November 30, 1984
Birthplace: Bennington, VT
Hometown: Shaftsbury, VT
Residence: Shaftsbury, VT
Ht: / Wt: 5'11" / 162 lbs
Olympics: 2006
Olympic Pulse
  • Andy Newell We just landed in helsinki! Looks like great snow here.
  • Andy Newell Just got off the plane in Chicago. Filled with team USA. Most people heading home. Not USA xc. Off to Finland!
  • Andy Newell On the bus now heading to get ready for closing. Congrats to Devon for an awesome 50k!
  • Andy Newell Nasty day up at the WOP. Great job ladies!
  • Andy Newell Getting rowdy with the team at the US ski team house in whistler. What a great day for USSA!

Getting to know: Andy Newell

Sprint specialist from Vermont who has been a part of the 2006 U.S. Olympic team and four World Championships squads ... Has the phrase "All In Without Hope" tattooed on the left side of his torso ... Co-founded a movie production company after graduating from Stratton Mountain Academy ... Loves doing freestyle elements on his cross-country skis ... A friend of felines, with four cats at home.


DateEvent RankResults
Wed, Feb 17 - 10:40aIndividual Sprint -- Qualification 45 
Wed, Feb 17 - 12:58pIndividual Sprint -- Medal Round 45 

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    Who am I?

    As the pilot for the USA-1 bobsled, I broke a 62-year gold medal drought when my sled, the 'Night Train" won the Olympic title at the 2010 Vancouver Games. A degenerative eye condition nearly caused me to quit my sport in 2008, but corrective surgery restored my vision to 20-20.

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