Idaho Olympic Roster Now Numbers Five
A pair of Idaho athletes have been added to the USA Olympic roster for South Korea next month.
Chase Josey of Hailey will joined the USA halfpipe team. Josey won bronze at the 2016 Winter X games and was a late discretionary pick after winning a Grand Prix event last weekend.
Also a discretionary pick is Jessika Jenson of Idaho Falls in the slopestyle competition. Jenson, who graduated from Rigby High school finished 13th at the 2014 Olympics in Russia. That was the year slopestyle competition made it's snowboarding debut. The course includes three jumps and a series of rails.
Josey and Jenson join Nick Cunningham of Boise State and Idaho Vandal track star Sam Michener in the four man bobsled and Hilary Knight of Hailey in women's hockey as the five member Idaho roster in South Korea.