Connecticut snowboarder wins USA's 1st medal in 2022 Winter Olympics

A Connecticut athlete won Team USA's first medal in the 2022 Winter Olympics on Saturday.

News 12 Staff

Feb 6, 2022, 1:06 PM

Updated 899 days ago

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A Connecticut athlete won Team USA's first medal in the 2022 Winter Olympics on Saturday. 
Westport native Julia Marino won the silver medal in the women's snowboarding slopestyle.
Her friends and family held a viewing party at Vivid-Tek on Post Road East.
Marino's mother says she's passionate about snowboarding and is fortunate to have it as her profession.


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