Famous Mormons

The Olympians

2014  Sochi

A list of Mormon Olympians in the 2014 Sochi Olympics



David Bissett

Bobsledder  Canada

David will be competing in his third Olympics in Sochi.

A bronze medalist in the four-man sled event in the 2010 Games in Vancouver, the versatile athlete also claimed silver in the 2007 world championships.

He is a member of the Crystalridge Ward, Calgary Alberta Foothills Stake.


Torah Bright

Snowboard Australia

Halfpipe, Slopestyle and Snowboard Cross

In 2014 at the Winter Olympics at Sochi, having entered the slopestyle, halfpipe, and boarder-cross, Torah finished seventh in the inaugural women's slopestyle final, and went on to win silver with a score of 91.50 in the women's halfpipe.

Torah won gold in the Halfpipe competition in 2010.

She makes her home in Salt Lake City, Utah, she is a member of the Sugar House Ward, Salt Lake Sugar House Stake.


Kate Hansen


The BYU student is from La Canada, Calif. won her first World Cup event on Jan. 25 in Latvia.

“This is something I’ve looked forward to my entire life,” she told BYU Magazine following her selection to the Olympic team. “It’s an honor to be part of Team USA.”

Kate is a member of the Glendale 7th Ward, La Crescenta California Stake


Jessika Jenson


She belongs to the Garfield 1st Ward, Rigby Idaho South Stake.


Erik Fisher

Alpine Skier

He is a member of the Black Canyon YSA Branch, Middleton Idaho Stake


Chris Fogt

American bobsledder

Chris is a returned missionary

The Alpine, Utah, resident is an Eagle Scout and also a captain in the U.S. Army. He was deployed to Iraq shortly after the Vancouver Games.

Chris belongs to the Alpine 4th Ward, Alpine Utah Stake.


 Eric Neilson

Skeleton  Canada

Eric is a member of the Victoria 1st Ward, Victoria British Columbia Stake, Eric works as a mail carrier for Canada Post


Christian Niccum


Christian belongs to the Cottage Lake Ward, Bothell Washington Stake.



Steve Nyman

Down Hill Skier

He is a member of the Riverwoods Ward, Provo Utah Edgemont North Stake



Noelle Pikus-Pace

Women's Skeleton

Noelle won the Silver Olympic medal in Sochi


She just missed the podium in the 2010 Winter Games after finishing just one-tenth of a second out of the medal race. She travels to all her international competitions with “Team Pikus-Pace” that includes her husband, Janson Pace, and their children, Lacee Lynne and Traycen.

The Paces belong to the Kiowa Valley 1st Ward, Eagle Mountain Utah East Stake.



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