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Miller leads list of locals on Olympic Alpine team

No real shock that New Hampshire’s Bode Miller was among five New Englanders named today to the U.S. Olympic Alpine ski team.

Joining Miller on next month’s squad in Vancouver will be Jimmy Cochran from Keene, N.H., Nolan Kasper from Warren, Vt., Chelsea Marshall from Pittsfield, Vt., and Leanne Smith from Conway, N.H.

Kasper, Smith, and Marshall will all be making their Olympic debuts.

Here’s the complete Alpine team, according to a U.S. Ski Team releaseTeam is subject to final review by the U.S. Olympic Committee.

 Men

Will Brandenburg, Spokane, WA, 23, 1/1/87
Jimmy Cochran, Keene, NH, 28, 5/29/81 (2006)
Erik Fisher, Middleton, ID, 24, 3/21/1985
Tommy Ford, Bend, OR, 20, 3/20/89
Tim Jitloff, Reno, NV, 25, 1/11/1985
Nolan Kasper, Warren, VT, 20, 3/27/89
Ted Ligety, Park City, UT, 25, 8/31/84 (2006)
Bode Miller, Franconia, NH, 32, 10/12/77 (1998, 2002, 2006)
Steven Nyman, Sundance, UT, 28, 2/12/82 (2006) 
Marco Sullivan, Squaw Valley, CA, 29, 4/27/80 (2002, 2006)
Andrew Weibrecht, Lake Placid, NY, 24, 2/10/86 
Jake Zamansky, Aspen, CO, 28, 6/26/81

Women

Stacey Cook, Mammoth Mountain, CA, 25, 7/3/84 (2006)
Hailey Duke, Boise, ID, 24, 9/17/85
Julia Mancuso, Olympic Valley, CA, 25, 3/9/84 (2002, 2006)
Chelsea Marshall, Pittsfield, VT, 27, 11/15/82
Megan McJames, Park City, UT, 22, 9/24/87
Alice McKennis, Glenwood Springs, CO, 20, 8/19/89
Kaylin Richardson, Edina, MN, 25, 9/28/1984
Sarah Schleper, Vail, CO, 30, 2/19/79 (1998, 2002, 2006)
Leanne Smith, Conway, NH, 22, 5/28/87
Lindsey Vonn, Vail, CO, 25, 10/18/84 (2002, 2006)

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