The 2018 Winter Paralympics ended on March 18th and Team USA dominated in total medal count with 36 – which is eight more than runner-up Canada.
The women of Team USA captured 13 medals (6 gold, 4 silver, 3 bronze). Oksana Masters alone took home 5 (2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze).
Congratulations to all of our Team USA women medalists – especially our Women to Watch winners that we’ve marked with an *.
Brenna Huckaby, Snowboarding* – GOLD (snowboard cross), GOLD (banked slalom)
Oksana Masters, Nordic Skiing* – GOLD (cross-country 1.1km), GOLD (cross-country 5km), SILVER (biathlon 6km), SILVER (biathlon 12.5km), BRONZE (cross-country 12km)
Amy Purdy, Snowboarding* – SILVER (snowboard cross), BRONZE (banked slalom)
Laurie Stephens, Alpine Skiing* – BRONZE (downhill)
Kendall Gretsch, Biathlon – GOLD (6km), GOLD (12km)
- Brittani Coury, Snowboarding – SILVER (banked slalom)
Here at YLJ, Inc, we also decided to keep a medal count, but for the women only. Take a look below to see how the women of each country fared in total medals as well as gold medals throughout the competition.
USA Final Total Medals (Women): 13
USA Final Gold Medals (Women): 6