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Conn. and Long Island athletes competing in Sochi

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A number of athletes from Connecticut and Suffolk County are representing the United States at the Olympic Winter Games. Several of them are tweeting from Sochi, and you can subscribe to a Twitter list of  them here.

Our local Olympians are:

Julie Chu, Ice hockey

Hometown: Fairfield, CT
Twitter: @juliechu13
Result: SILVER MEDAL

John Daly, Skeleton
Hometown: Smithtown, NY
Twitter: @JohnDalyUSA

Alex Deibold, Snowboard cross
Grew up in Branford, Conn.
Twitter: @adeibold
Result: BRONZE MEDAL

Lindsey Jacobellis, Snowboardcross

Hometown: Roxbury, CT

Twitter: @lindsjacobellis

Aiden Kelly, Luge
Hometown: West Islip, NY
Twitter: @aidenkellyusa

Hilary Knight, Hockey
Graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, CT
Twitter: @Hilary_Knight
Result: SILVER MEDAL

Matt Mortensen, Luge
Hometown: Huntington Station, NY
WSHU: Long Island luger to slide at Sochi
Twitter: @MattMortensen_

Eliza Outtrim, Freestyle skiing
Hometown: Hamden, CT

Twitter: @ElizaOuttrim
 

Max Pacioretty, Ice hockey
Hometown: New Canaan, CT

Patrick Parnell, Paralympic alpine skiing

Hometown: Columbia, CT

Josephine Pucci, Ice hockey
Graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, CT
Twitter: @josephinepucci
Result: SILVER MEDAL
 

 
Jonathan Quick, Ice hockey

Hometown: Milford, CT
Twitter: @JonathanQuick32
 

Tucker West, Luge

Hometown: Ridgefield, CT

NPR: A homemade wooden luge track launches teen to Sochi

Twitter: @TuckerWest1

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