Former Vandal will compete in the 2018 Olympics


In the 2018 Winter Olympics, in Pyeongchang, South Korea, a former Vandal will represent the red, white, and blue.

Sam Michener will compete for Team USA in the bobsled and skeleton.

He is one of three other Americans to make the cut.

Michener competed in the gold and silver from 2006-2010, where he earned All-WAC honors.

Now he isn’t the first Vandal to compete in the Olympics.

Idaho’s Chris Stokes competed for Team Jamaica in the same event (what turned out to be the Cool Runnings team).

Gregory Sun competed for Trinidad and Tobago in bobsledding.

In the 2016 Rio Olympics, former Vandal Kristen Armstrong and Angela Whyte held the title as an Olympic athlete.

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