Born: July 1, 1979

Hometown: Belmont, Mass.

Details: Cook has an impressive record, including nine World Cup medals (three gold, one silver, five bronze) and 44 World Cup top-10 finishes, and she is a six-time U.S. champion.

Maine connection: Cook started freestyle skiing at age 14 as a student at Maine’s Carrabassett Valley Academy.

Personal website: www.emilycook.com

Twitter: @emilycook

Photo: The Associated Press