Diggins is an American cross-country skier born on August 26, 1991.
In 2018, she and teammate Kikkan Randall won the first-ever cross-country snowboarding gold medal for the United States in the Winter Olympics’ crew dash.
At the 2013 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, she won gold in the team sprint. She took first place in the FIS Cross-Country World Cup in 2020–21.
Jessica Diggins Profile
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|Full name||Jessica Diggins|
|Common name||Jessie Diggins|
|Date of birth||August 26, 1991|
|Place of birth||Afton, Minnesota, United States|
|Father name||Clay Diggins|
|Mother name||Debra Diggins|
|Siblings||Mackenzie Diggins ( Elder sister )|
|Education||Stillwater High Schoo|
|Profession||Cross Country Skier|
|Ski Club||Stratton Mountain School|
|Source of income||Athlete|
|Net worth||Between 1 to 5 million dollars|
Jessica Diggins Age, Nationality, Religion and Ethnicity
On August 26, 1991, Jessie Diggins was born in Afton, Minnesota, in the United States. In the year 2022, she will be 31 years old. Virgo is her zodiac sign.
Jessie’s nationality is American, and she is of white ethnicity. Her religion is unknown at this time.
Jessica Diggins Height and Weight
Diggins stands at a fair height of 5 feet 4 inches (163 cm or 1.63 m) and weighs roughly 58 kilograms (127 pounds).
Her eyes are blue, and she has blonde hair. Her body type is athletic, but her body dimensions are currently unavailable. But don’t worry, we will keep you updated as soon as the information becomes available.
|Height||5 feet 4 inches (163 cm or 1.63 m)|
|Weight||58 kilograms (127 pounds).|
|Body dimension ( i.e. the chest waist and hips size )||Not known|
Jessica Diggins Family
Jessica Diggins is the second kid in a family of two. Diggins is the eldest child of two brothers and sisters. She was born to her parents in the United States of America.
Her father’s name is Clay, and her mother’s name is Debra Diggins. Mackenzie Diggins is her older sister, with whom she shared a childhood.
Jessica Diggins Life Partner
Wade Poplawski, a monetary analyst, has been Jessie’s boyfriend for a while now.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Colgate University in 2011. Wade, like his girlfriend, is a sports enthusiast who played ice hockey for the school team while in college.
According to reports in the media, they met at the wedding of mutual friends and became friends.
Their friendship quickly blossomed into a lovely romance.
She shares several photos of the two of them hanging out on her Instagram feed.
Jessica Diggins Education
Jessie was a member of the school skiing team for six years at Stillwater High School in Stillwater, Minnesota, where she won multiple competitions in inter-school and other skiing leagues.
After that, she became a United States Ski Team member at Westminster College.
Jessica Diggins Career
She joined the Central Cross-Country Elite squad in 2010 and stayed with them for over a year.
Rather than going to college, she chose to race professionally. In 2011, she was named to the United States Ski Team and competed in her maiden World Championships.
Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall won gold in the team sprint at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2013 in Val di Fiemme.
Diggins won silver in the 10-kilometer freestyle competition at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2015 in Falun two years later.
Jessica has been selected for the 2014 Winter Olympics for the United States.
She finished 8th out of 61 competitors in her debut race, a 15-kilometer skiathlon.
Jessica Diggins finished third overall in the 2017–18 Tour de Ski, becoming the first American woman on the overall podium, and bettering her previous best of fifth place in the previous edition.
Diggins earned bronze in the women’s sprint at the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first American to win an individual Olympic medal in a cross-country sprint.
She went on to win silver in the women’s 30-kilometer freestyle on the final day of the Olympics, giving the United States its final medal.
Jessica Diggins Olympics Wins
|Three-time Olympian||2014||1 Gold|
|Three-time Olympian||2018||1 Silver|
|Three-time Olympian||2022||1 Bronze|
|Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022,||2022||1 Bronze (dash freestyle)|
|Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018,||2018||1 Gold (crew dash freestyle)|
Jessica Diggins World Cup Career
Jessica Diggins Net Worth
Jessica Diggins makes the most of her money as a successful skier. Her net worth has constantly risen, ranging from 1 to 5 million dollars. Her salary is still being reviewed.
Jessica Diggins Social Media Presence
We can find her on Instagram as @jessiediggins with 180K followers and 1906 posts. She has followed 469 different personalities on her Instagram. Her account is verified with a blue tick mark.
Her Twitter id is @jessdiggs with 25.8k followers and 1975 tweets. She has joined Twitter in February 2012. She has followed 75 accounts on Twitter and her account is verified with a blue tick mark.
She has 64k followers on her and had followed 15 people on her Facebook page. Her Facebook page id is Jessie Diggins.
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Some Facts about Jessica Diggins
- Her parents took her up to the slopes in their ski backpack before she could walk, and she was on skis before she could walk.
- Jessie debuted at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, finishing eighth in the 15-kilometer skiathlon.
- She spends her summers training with her club in Stratton, Vermont, and her winters racing on circuits.
- She joined the Minnesota Youth Ski League when she was three years old and spent every Sunday of the winter season playing games and learning to ski.