Winter Games Athletes
Cook will make her Olympic debut as she qualified thanks to two top-20 finishes during the 2012-13 World Cup season. She has been a member of the United States team since 2009 and has spent three seasons on the World Cup circuit. Both of Cook’s top-20 efforts took place at the Sochi venue with a 14th-place finish in the individual event and 18th-place showing in the sprint. She was named the U.S. biathlete of the year and ended the season ranked 45th in the world - an improvement of 38 places. Cook was an All-American on the ski team in college at Utah and competed at various distances in freestyle skiing. She maintains a blog dubbed ‘Cookie Monster’ which details the training regimen and lifestyle of a world-class biathlete.