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Shaun White, Snowboarding
A California native, San Diego-born snowboarding superstar Shaun White owns homes in Malibu, Encinitas, Carlsbad and San Diego. White holds two Olympic gold medals in the halfpipe event and hopes to make history by winning a third in Sochi, as well as reaching the top of the podium in the new slopestyle event.
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Ashley Wagner, Figure Skating
Figure skater Ashley Wagner was born on a U.S. Army base in Germany and moved frequently throughout her childhood, but now calls Southern California home. A two-time national champion and one of America's top hopes for an individual figure skating medal, Wagner trains in Aliso Viejo and gives back to her community through participating in local beach clean-up efforts.
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Bode Miller, Alpine Skiing
Orange County resident Bode Miller is one of the most successful American Alpine skiers of all time. This four-time Olympian has five Olympic medals and hopes to reach the podium again at the 2014 Sochi Games.
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Julia Mancuso, Alpine Skiing
Alpine skier Julia Mancuso grew up and still resides in Squaw Valley, host of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games. A three-time Olympian with one gold and two silver medals to her name, Mancuso has been immortalized at the Squaw Valley Ski Resort with a ski run named “Julia’s Gold.”
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J.R. Celski, Short Track Speed Skating
Monterey-born short track speed skater J.R. Celski took home two bronze medals from the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Four years later, Celski is in the hunt for gold in three events in Sochi.
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