Community Celebration of our 2022 Olympians!

April 14, 2022, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation invites the community to join in celebrating four local athletes now back from Beijing and their spring racing seasons. On Thursday, Apr. 14 at the base of Warm Springs at Bald Mountain, Jake Adicoff and Sam Wood, Chase Josey, and Jesse Keefe will be joined by their coaches as we welcome them home and celebrate their accomplishments at the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Unable to attend is Kevin Bolger, member of the SVSEF Cross Country Gold Team who competed in Beijing as a member of the USA Men’s Cross Country team.

Chase Josey competed in his second Olympic Games as a member of the U.S. Snowboard Team. He finished 7th in the Men’s Halfpipe. Josey is an Alumni of the SVSEF Snowboard Team.

Three-time Olympian, Jake Adicoff, competed for Team USA in Sochi, Russia 2014 and South Korea’s 2018 Paralympics, prior to competing this year in Beijing with his best friend and guide, Sam Wood. Adicoff and Wood, both members of the SVSEF Cross Country Gold Team, brought home gold in the 4 x 2.5 kilometers cross country relay, and two silver medals in the 10 km and 20 km cross country visually impaired events.

Jesse Keefe competed in his first Paralympic Games as the youngest member of the U.S. Para Alpine Team at 17 years old. He finished 22nd in the Downhill, 15th in the Super G, 15th in the Giant Slalom, and 9th in the Slalom. Keefe grew up in Bellevue, Idaho and is a member of the SVSEF Alpine FIS Team.

WHAT: Celebration of local 2022 Olympians

WHEN: Thursday, April 14 at 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Base of Warm Springs at Bald Mountain

Photo of Jesse Keefe by Joe Kusumoto/Team USA
Photo of Jake Adicoff and Sam Wood by Joe Kusumoto/Team USA