6 members of the American delegation to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games are from Connecticut. 23-year old Tucker West of Ridgefield, who competes in the luge event and 32-year old Lindsey Jacobellis of Roxbury, who competes in snowboarding are among the team members.
Governor Malloy said state residents are incredibly proud to have a group of talented, powerful, and determined athletes representing this nation on an international stage.
Lt Governor Nancy Wyman congratulated the Connecticut athletes. She says they have shown amazing commitment and dedication to their sports, and Connecticut couldn’t be prouder of them. Wyman notes that it's a lot of responsibility to represent America overseas, but she is confident they will do a great job and enjoy the adventure.