We love the athlete’s story as much as we love the sport! All week we’re introducing you to local athletes you’ll see compete in prime time, so you can know a bit about them as you watch them in the moment.
Enjoy these FYI facts about local Olympic ski jumper Kevin Bickner.
FYI #1: He comes from a family of skiers. His dad is a member of the USA Nordic Sports board of directors
FYI #2: He holds a national record: The USA distance record holder of 244.5 meters
FYI #3: He’s free spirited. He got in trouble for climbing to the top of the school flagpole when he was in the first grade!
FYI #4: That adventurous spirit makes him a lover of travel and the outdoors.