"Everything came together really well and it hurt, but just when I needed it to - on winning 2020 10k classic World Championships title"
6 Things You Didn't Know About Gus Schumacher
- 1. Gus finished 18th overall in his first FIS Tour de Ski - the best-ever American men's result.
- 2. Gus is the first American to win a gold medal at the FIS Junior World Cross Country Championships!
- 3. He was a member of the 2019 Junior Men's World Championship relay team with Luke Jager, Ben Ogden, and Johnny Hagenbuch, skiing the anchor leg.
- 4. When he's not racing, you'll find Gus backcountry skiing, riding motocross, paddle boarding, watching TV, sometimes playing video games. He also fishes commercially for salmon in the summer.
- 5. Thanks to "an amazing special ed teacher at my high school," Gus spends time volunteering for Special Olympics.
- 6. Gus cuts a mean mullet!
8th, FIS Tour de Ski 15k classic, Val de Femme, ITA • 14th, FIS Tour de Ski 15k freestyle, Toblach, ITA • 18th Overall, FIS Tour de Ski, 2021
19th, Skiathlon, Planica, SLO, 2023