Two athletes with UC ties head to Beijing for the Winter Olympics
Former UC Davis student Brita Sigourney and UCLA alum Carlo Valdes are both headed to Beijing for the Winter Games, where they will represent Team USA in freestyle skiing and bobsledding, respectively.
Each comes into this Games with some Olympic experience: Valdes competed at the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, while this is Sigourney’s third Olympics. Sigourney medaled in the PyeongChang Games in the halfpipe.
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