Olympic crush: American cross country skier Jessie Diggins

American cross country skier Jessie Diggins, along with partner Kikkan Randall, led Team USA to its first ever gold medal in women’s cross country skiing. The 26-year-old Minnesota native was competing in her second Olympic Games in PyeongChang and the triumph in the team ski sprint final was her first ever Olympic medal

<p>Cross-country skier Jessie Diggins addresses the media during the Team USA Media Summit ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games on September 27, 2017 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images) </p>
Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

Cross-country skier Jessie Diggins addresses the media during the Team USA Media Summit ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games on September 27, 2017 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images)

<p>Jessica Diggins of the United States (L) and Kikkan Randall of the United States celebrate as they win gold during the Cross Country Ladies’ Team Sprint Free Final on day 12 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Cross-Country Centre on February 21, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images) </p>
Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

Jessica Diggins of the United States (L) and Kikkan Randall of the United States celebrate as they win gold during the Cross Country Ladies’ Team Sprint Free Final on day 12 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Cross-Country Centre on February 21, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

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Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

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<p>(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins) </p>
Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

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<p>Jessica Diggins of the United States celebrates as she wis gold during the Cross Country Ladies’ Team Sprint Free Final on day 12 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Cross-Country Centre on February 21, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images) </p>
Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

Jessica Diggins of the United States celebrates as she wis gold during the Cross Country Ladies’ Team Sprint Free Final on day 12 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Cross-Country Centre on February 21, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

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Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins)

<p>(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins) </p>
Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins)

<p>United States Cross-Country Skier Jessica Diggins attends a press conference at the Main Press Centre during previews ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on February 7, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Matt Blyth/Getty Images) </p>
Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

United States Cross-Country Skier Jessica Diggins attends a press conference at the Main Press Centre during previews ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on February 7, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Matt Blyth/Getty Images)

<p>Jessica Diggins of USA takes 3rd place during the FIS Nordic World Cup Women’s CC 9 km F Tour de ski on January 7, 2018 in Val di Fiemme, Italy. (Photo by Laurent Salino/Agence Zoom/Getty Images) </p>
Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

Jessica Diggins of USA takes 3rd place during the FIS Nordic World Cup Women’s CC 9 km F Tour de ski on January 7, 2018 in Val di Fiemme, Italy. (Photo by Laurent Salino/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

<p>Jessica Diggins of the United States reacts as she wins gold during the Cross Country Ladies’ Team Sprint Free Final on day 12 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Cross-Country Centre on February 21, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images) </p>
Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

Jessica Diggins of the United States reacts as she wins gold during the Cross Country Ladies’ Team Sprint Free Final on day 12 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Cross-Country Centre on February 21, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

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Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins)

<p>(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins) </p>
Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins)

<p>(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins) </p>
Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins)

<p>(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins) </p>
Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins)

<p>(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins) </p>
Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins)

<p>(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins) </p>
Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins)

<p>(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins) </p>
Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins)

<p>(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins) </p>
Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

(Photo via Instagram/jessiediggins)

<p>Cross-Country Skier Jessie Diggins poses for a portrait during the Team USA Media Summit ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games on September 27, 2017 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images) </p>
Olympic crush: Jessie Diggins

Cross-Country Skier Jessie Diggins poses for a portrait during the Team USA Media Summit ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games on September 27, 2017 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

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