SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 14: Nick Goepper of the USA Skiing team poses with his bronze medal in the Olympic Park during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 14, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
SNOWMASS, CO - JANUARY 14: Nick Goepper poses on the medals podium after the Men's Ski Slopestyle final during the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix on January 14, 2018 in Snowmass, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Tri-State skier Nick Goepper qualifies for PyeongChang 2018 Olympics

CINCINNATI -- Nick Goepper, following his 2014 path to Olympic stardom, qualified for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics Sunday.

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The 23-year-old from the skiing capital of the world – Lawrenceburg, Indiana – became the first slopestyle skier to qualify for the U.S. team in the first of two final qualifying events in Mammoth Mountain, Callfornia.

Punched my ticket to my 2nd Olympics today in Mammoth! I never thought I would be able to say that... I’