Sophie Caldwell (SMS '08) finishes sixth in Olympic women's sprint
On Dec. 31, 2013, Sophie skied to a career-best sixth place in the World Cup Sprint final in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. On Jan. 18, 2014, Sophie finished seventh place in the World Cup Sprint final in Szklarska Poreba, Poland and is now currently ranked 10th in the world for Sprint World Cup points, and 25th overall. On Jan. 12, Sophie finished the Team Sprint in 6th in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic.
After graduating from SMS, Sophie went on to ski for the Dartmouth Ski Team, became a five-time All-American and graduated in 2012. Sophie went on to ski at the highest international levels in the 2012-13 season, and proved that she was up for the challenge, earning 14th in her two, first World Cups in Canada (individual Sprint and Team Sprint). At World Championships last season, Sophie earned a phenomenal 20th in the Sprint. At U.S. Championships, she finished second in the Sprint, and at U23 World Championships, she finished 9th in the Sprint.
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