Gov. Rick Snyder: Best of luck to Michigan Olympians

Friday, Feb. 9, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder today congratulated 13 Michigan athletes competing in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea:

“On behalf of the state of Michigan, I congratulate all our athletes competing in this year’s winter games. This is an amazing accomplishment and they and their families should feel incredibly proud. Sue and I wish our Michigan athletes the best of luck as they compete for the Gold,” Snyder said. 

Michigan’s 2018 Winter Olympians are:

Ice Dance

Evan Bates, Northville
Madison Chock, Novi
Madison Hubbell, Okemos
Alex Shibutani, Ann Arbor
Maia Shibutani, Ann Arbor

Ice Hockey

Chad Billins, Marysville
Megan Keller, Farmington
Jim Slater, Lapeer
James Wisniewski, Canton

Short Track Speedskating

Jessica Smith-Kooreman, Melvindale
Ryan Pivirotto, Ann Arbor


Nick Baumgartner, Iron River
Kyle Mack, West Bloomfield