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Height
5-11
Weight
160
 

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2016 will mark Andy Newell’s 15th year competing on the international stage. The veteran is known for unparalleled athleticism, sharp natural speed and an affection for skiing that lasts well beyond the last World Cup into the spring corn snow of his native Vermont. Newell, one of the World Cup's most consistent sprinters, has stood on three World Cup podiums, has appeared at three Olympics and been on seven World Championship teams. He trains with his longtime club at the Stratton Mountain School on the SMS/T2 team. 

FIRST TRACKS
Newell was skiing by three, racing by five and hasn't stopped since. After moving through Stratton Mountain School and its well-respected cross country program, he was top-10 in the sprint at Junior Worlds for three straight years (2001-03). He won his first Continental Cup race, a sprint, at Silver Star, BC, in November 2001 and moved on to clinch a team spot at his first Olympics.

OFF THE SNOW
Newell loves surfing, playing guitar and singing. He also stays involved in environmental organizations like Protect Our Winters and encourages other athletes to be proactive about climate change activism. 

 

Highlights

OLYMPICS
Teams: 2006, 2010, 2014
9th, Team Sprint FS, Vancouver, CAN, 2010
11th, 4x10k Relay, Sochi, RUS, 2014
16th, sprint FS, Torino, ITA, 2006 (best U.S. Olympic men's individual sprint result)

FIS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 
Teams: 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015
7th, Team Sprint, Falun, SWE, 2015
5th, Sprint CL, Sapporo, JPN, 2007

10th, 4x5k Relay, Val di Fiemme, ITA, 2013
10th, Sprint FS, Oslo, NOR, 2011

12th, Sprint FS, Liberec, CZE, 2009

WORLD CUP 
8th, Sprint FS, Lahti, FIN, 2015
3 World Cup podiums
6 World Cup top-10s in sprints, 2013
3rd, Sprint FS, Changchun, CHN, 2006

Stage World Cup Results
8th, Sprint CL, Falun, SWE, 2014

U.S. CHAMPIONSHIPS TITLES
2015: Sprint FS, SuperTour Finals, Sun Valley, ID
2008: Sprint FS, Houghton, MI

OTHER
Three top 10 sprints at Junior Worlds (2001, ’02, ’03)

Six World Cup top-15s in sprints, 2006
4th in sprint at U-23 Championships, 2004