The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled the primary bobblehead of Olympic cross-country skier Jessie Diggins, probably the most adorned American cross-country skier ever. The bobblehead is being launched along with her thirty second birthday tomorrow. The particular version bobblehead is being produced along with Diggins.

Decked out in a blue ski swimsuit with inexperienced bib No. 14, sports activities glasses, and a blue headband adorned with the U.S. flag, the Diggins bobblehead is holding her poles aloft in triumph as she crosses the end line. The bobblehead base consists of replicas of three medals and reads, “HERE COMES DIGGINS!”.

Every bobblehead is numbered 2,018 and is just out there by the Nationwide Bobblehead Corridor of Fame and Museum’s Online Store. The bobbleheads, anticipated to ship in December, are $30 every plus a flat-rate delivery fee of $8 per order.

A Minnesota native born in Saint Paul and grew up in Afton, Diggins started snowboarding on the age of 4 and has appeared in three Olympic Video games. In her second look in 2018 in South Korea, Diggins, and teammate Kikkan Randall received the US’ first-ever cross-country snowboarding gold medal on the Winter Olympics within the crew dash. Within the thrilling ultimate dash, Diggins handed the earlier two particular person dash classical gold medalists – Maiken Caspersen Falla of Norway earlier than the final flip and Stina Nilsson of Sweden on the final straightaway. It was the primary American cross-country snowboarding medal since Invoice Koch received silver within the males’s 30K in 1976. Diggins competed in all six girls’s cross-country snowboarding occasions and completed within the prime 10. On the finish of the Video games, she was the flag bearer for the US within the closing ceremony. As Diggins approached the end line, announcer Chad Salmela jubilantly known as out, “HERE COMES DIGGINS!” on the finish of the beautiful victory. Diggins now resides in Vermont, the place she trains.

On the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, Diggins received the silver medal within the 30K freestyle and the bronze medal within the particular person dash to change into the primary American to win a person Olympic medal in a cross-country dash. Diggins left Beijing as probably the most adorned American cross-country skier of all time. She additionally completed within the prime 10 in all six girls’s cross-country snowboarding occasions for the second straight Olympics.

Diggins made her Olympics debut in 2014 in Sochi and had a finest end of eighth within the 15K skiathlon.

Diggins has additionally skilled appreciable success outdoors of the Winter Olympics. On the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2023 in Slovenia, Diggins and teammate Julie Kern received bronze within the crew dash. Two days later, Diggins received gold within the 10K freestyle, the primary prime American medal in a person occasion at any cross-country snowboarding world championship. In 2021, Diggins clinched the highest spot within the girls’s total standings for the 2020-21 FIS Cross-Nation World Cup, changing into the primary American to take action. In 2022, she broke the American file for World Cup cross-country ski wins together with her 14th such win.

“We’re excited to unveil the primary bobblehead of Jessie Diggins!” Nationwide Bobblehead Corridor of Fame and Museum co-founder and CEO Phil Sklar stated. “Jessie’s world-class performances have made the nation very proud, and we expect followers of Jessie and snowboarding will love this restricted version bobblehead.”

Concerning the Nationwide Bobblehead Corridor of Fame and Museum:
The Nationwide Bobblehead Corridor of Fame and Museum, situated at 170 S. 1st St. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, opened on February 1st, 2019. The HOF and Museum additionally produce high-quality, custom-made bobbleheads for retail gross sales and organizations, people, and groups nationwide.


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