These Vermonters are competing in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

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Once again, Vermont will be well-represented at the Winter Olympics.

Which athletes from tiny Vermont — from residents and natives to others with close ties to the Green Mountain State — have booked spots to the Beijing Games? See below.

The Olympics are set to begin next month.

This working list, based off qualification rosters posted by NBC, will be updated as the last U.S. Olympic team spots — and other national teams — are finalized in the near future.

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Vermonters heading to the 2022 Olympics

Jake Brown, biathlon

►The Minnesota native who resides in Craftsbury is one of two biathletes for the U.S. men's squad set to make their Olympic debut. Brown won sprint and was runner-up in pursuit at the 2019 biathlon national championships.

Ryan Cochran-Siegle, alpine skiing

►Son of 1972 gold medalist Barbara Ann Cochran, the 2010 Mount Abraham Union High School graduate — the latest of the famous "Skiing Cochrans" — had a breakthrough World Cup win in December 2020. Cochran, who made his Olympic debut in 2018, has returned from a broken neck, suffered in January 2021, to earn a spot on Team USA’s trip to Beijing.

Caroline Claire, freeski

►A two-time bronze medalist at the junior world championships, Claire will make her second Olympics appearance in Beijing. Claire, who grew up in southern Vermont and attended Stratton Mountain School finished 23rd in slopestyle during the 2018 Winter Games.

Jessie Diggins, cross-country skiing

►The Olympic veteran will be heading to a third competition, Diggins will look to repeat the 2018 gold medal success for Team USA in the team sprint freestyle. Diggins hails from Minnesota but lives and trains in Stratton.

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Sean Doherty, biathlon

► A New Hampshire native, Doherty is a member of the Vermont National Guard who will compete in his third Olympic Games. Doherty lives in Albany, Vermont, with girlfriend Tara Geraghty-Moats, last year's overall World Cup champion in Nordic combined.

Susan Dunklee, biathlon

►The Craftsbury native, Dunklee will attend her third Olympics (2014, 2018). Dunklee, who graduated from St. Johnsbury Academy in 2004, got her start in skiing at 2 years old. In 2017, she was the first woman to win a world championship medal in an individual biathlon event, taking silver in the mass start.

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Deedra Irwin, biathlon

►The Wisconsin native who lives in Jericho is the lone woman making her Olympic debut for the U.S. biathlon squad.

Lindsey Jacobellis, snowboarding

►The 36-year-old snowboardcross veteran from Stratton is heading to her fifth Olympics, which ties a U.S. women’s record. Jacobellis owns one Olympic medal, sliver in 2006.

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Devin Logan, freeski

►The West Dover native is an Olympic veteran. She took sliver in the slopestyle in Sochi in 2014, and then had a pair of top-15 finishes (slopestyle, halfpipe) four years later in PyeongChang.

Megan Nick, freestyle skiing

►The 2014 Champlain Valley Union High School graduate has taken the aerial ski landscape by storm after earning her first two World Cup podiums in the 2019-20 season, and the 25-year-old scored her first world cup win in early 2021. The 2022 games will be Nick’s Olympic debut.

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Leif Nordgren, biathlon

►Originally from Colorado, Nordgren now resides in Hinesburg and is heading to his third Olympics (2014, 2018). Nordgren snagged a third-place finish at the 2019 U.S. biathlon nationals in Jericho.

Ben Ogden, cross-country skiing

►Ogden, from Landgrove, will make his Olympic debut in Beijing. He is currently attending UVM while training for the Winter Games.

Hannah Soar, freestyle skiing

►Soar is currently ranked seventh in the world in the moguls discipline, according to the Hartford Courant. Soar trains and lives in Killington, where she got her start at skiing at 18 months old. The 22-year-old is originally from Connecticut.

Athletes with Vermont ties to compete in Beijing

Kevin Drury, freestyle skiing

►The former University of Vermont alpine skier from Toronto will make his second appearance at the Olympic Games in ski cross. Drury, who finished fourth in ski cross at the 2018 Games, seized runner-up honors earlier this month at a World Cup event in Alberta, which will serve as Team Canada's final tuneup before Beijing.

Sarah Escobar, alpine skiing

► The St. Michael's College freshman will make history in Beijing. A New Jersey native with dual citizenship, Escobar will be the first woman skier — Alpine or Nordic — to represent Ecuador in the Olympic Games. Escobar is entered in the giant slalom and will be her country's flag bearer, according to St. Michael's athletics department.

Mac Forehand, freestyle skiing

►The Stratton Mountain School alum is set to compete in Slopestyle and Big Air in Beijing.

Sini Karjalainen, hockey

► The senior defenseman for the University of Vermont women's hockey team will head to Beijing with Finland. Karjalainen will make her Olympic debut.

Julia Kern, cross-country skiing

►Kern — originally from Massachusetts — who trains at Stratton and attended nearby Dartmouth College, will be heading to her first Olympics after placing first in the 2019 sprint freestyle national championships in Craftsbury.

Samantha Kolowrat, Natalie Mlynkova, Kristyna Patkova, hockey

►Mlynkova and Patkova, current University of Vermont players, and Kolowrat, a Catamount alum, will make their Olympic debuts with Czech Republic.

Sophia Laukli, Nordic skiing

►The former Middlebury College skier who now competes for Utah, Laukli made the U.S. Nordic squad headed to Beijing.

Michel Macedo, alpine skiing

►The Middlebury College junior will make his second straight Olympics appearance for his native Brazil. Macedo has been a member of the Brazilian national team since 2015, and is the country's top medalist (12 medals).

Paula Moltzan, alpine skiing

►The former NCAA champion from the University of Vermont is set to become the oldest U.S. women’s Alpine skier to make her Olympic debut in more than 70 years, according to NBC Sports. Moltzan, a Minnesota native, is 27.

Ali Nullmeyer, alpine skiing

►The sophomore from Middlebury College will represent Team Canada in Beijing. The Toronto native and Green Mountain Valley School product claimed a career-best fifth-place showing in slalom at a World Cup event in Croatia in early January. She joined the Canadian alpine squad in 2015.

Caitlin Patterson, cross-country skiing

►The Patterson siblings are back in the 2022 Games. Caitlin, from Alaska, is a UVM grad and currently lives and trains in Craftsbury.

Scott Patterson, cross-country skiing

►An Olympic veteran, Patterson, is a 2014 graduate of UVM and brother to Caitlin. This is his second Games after three top-20 finishes marked his 2018 competition.

Laurence St. Germain, alpine skiing

► The former University of Vermont star has earned a second Olympics berth on the Canadian national team. St. Germain, a three-time All-American at UVM, was 15th in slalom at the 2018 Winter Games.

Mikaela Shiffrin, alpine skiing

►One of the biggest stars set to compete in Beijing, Shriffin is a two-time Olympic gold medalist. She attended Burke Mountain Academy in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom.

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