Todd Lodwick Elected As American Flag Bearer For Sochi Games Avid Nordic sports skiier, Todd Lodwick, was chosen on Wednesday by fellow Olympian colleagues to carry the United States flag during the opening ceremonies on Friday.
As America first Olympian to compete in six Winter Games(yes, he has participated in six games!), the 37yearold has so many achievements under his belt, so it no surprise that the nation most successful Nordic player would be nominated www.moncleroutletvip.com to take on such an honorary role.
According to Fox Sports, Lodwick was born and raised in Steamboat Springs, Colo., where he initially developed a love for skiing. His firstOlympic gamewas at the age of 17 in Lillehammer, Norway. He then went on to win 10 world championsincluding two gold medals. Following a brief twoyear departure from the Winter Olympics, Lodwick returned to his first love and earned a silver medal in the 2010 Vancouver Games.
In addition moncler outlet store to everything he has accomplished, the skiier says that this probably takes the cake, making it one of the most exciting moments he has yet to experience in his Olympic career.
Lodwick told the Denver Post moncler outlet how thrilled he was about his election:
"Being nominated to carry the flag at the opening ceremony is one of the greatest honors that has ever been bestowed upon me. Olympic teams.
Lodwick, however, will be following in the footsteps of retired Olympian Bill Koch, who was chosen in 1992 as the first crosscountry skiier to moncler outlet online carry the American flag for opening ceremonies..