February 3

Alex Tuttle, snowboard cross

The road to Sochi: Maine's Olympic hopefuls

Born: Nov. 13, 1990

Hometown: Stratton

Notable: Graduated from Carrabassett Valley Academy in 2009 ... Listed at 6-foot-1, 195 pounds ... Had 19 World Cup starts and one podium in 2012.

Personal website: www.facebook.com/mralextuttle

Twitter: @Alex_Tuttle_SBX

What he needs: Based on results in the previous two races, Tuttle will need to podium (top three) in the following events to qualify for Team USA. If no American reaches that criteria, selections are based on World Cup points. 

COMING UP

• Jan. 10-12: at Andorra

• Jan. 17: at Switzerland

 

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