Emily Cook

  • Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Profession: Freestyle skier
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Fast Facts

  • Began skiing at the age of 4.
  • Was a competitive gymnast until she was 14, when she started focusing on freestyle skiing as a member of the Carrabassett Valley Academy program in Maine.
  • Became a member of the U.S. Ski Team at age 17.
  • Made the 2002 U.S. Olympic Team, but broke both of her feet two weeks before the games started and had to withdraw.
  • Won her first World Cup in aerials in 2008 in Moscow.
  • Competed at the 2006, 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics, with a top finish of eighth-place in Sochi in 2014. 
  • Serves on the board of the Speedy Foundation, an organization devoted to understanding mental illness and preventing suicide.

Relationships

  • Don Cook — Father
  • Anita Cook — Mother

College

  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States