Kikkan Randall – L.L.Bean Testing and Design Partner

Kikkan Randall

Kikkan Randall

The Most Decorated Cross-Country Ski Racer in US History

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About Kikkan Randall

Kikkan Randall has a lot of titles on her resume: Fastest Woman in Alaska on Skis (at 74.14 mph); USSA Cross Country Skier of the Year (2008, 2009, 2010); Most Successful U.S. Cross Country Skier in History; and First World Cup Victory for an American Woman in Cross Country. We're happy to add one more title – L.L.Bean Testing and Design Partner.

Kikkan will work with our product development teams, providing valuable feedback and advice that will help us create world-class products. As the 2013 World Champion, ten-time World Cup victor and whopping 17-time U.S. National Champion, she's able to give us a perspective that nobody else can. [+ FULL STORY]

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Alpha Air Jacket with breathable Polartec Alpha Insulation.

Breathable Polartec® Alpha Insulation

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Polartec Power Stretch Hoodie wicks moisture and moves with you.

Wicks moisture, moves with you

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Polartec Power Stretch Tights, made with high-performance insulated fabric.

High-performance insulated fabric

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Ultralight 850 Down Jacket is made with water-repellent DownTek down.

Water-repellent DownTek down

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Get to know Kikkan Randall, her history and belief that everyone can make their dreams come true.
Kikkan Randall's Philosophy

A Powerhouse in Pink

She calls herself “Kikkanimal”. Her blonde hair is streaked with pink, and she's got a smile that lights up a room, but don't underestimate this fun-loving young woman. She can ski over 70 miles an hour and does chin-ups wearing a 45 pound weight belt. Her drive has made her one of the top cross country ski racers in the world and the most accomplished in US history.

Kikkan Randall was born on New Year's Eve into a family of skiers. Her uncle and aunt were Olympians in the 1976 and 1980 Winter Games. Her Dad gave her skis for her first birthday, and she claims that she could ski before she could walk. It would seem that her path was neatly laid out for her, making it easy to glide into the life of a professional athlete. In reality, it was the beginning of years of dedication, countless hours of training and maintaining a laser focus on her childhood goal to compete at a world-class level. [+ FULL STORY]

Kikkan Randall's Trophy Case
  • World Championship
  • 2009 Silver, Individual Sprint
  • 2013 Gold, Team Sprint
  • 14 World Cup Victories
  • Including:
  • 2012 Sprint World Cup Champion
  • 2013 Sprint World Cup Champion
  • 2014 Sprint World Cup Champion
  • 17 US National Championships
  • Including:
  • 2010 First Place Sprint
  • 2012 First Place Sprint
  • 2013 First Place Sprint
  • American Firsts
  • First World Cup Women's Podium
  • First World Cup Women's Victory
  • First World Championships Women's Gold Medal
  • First Olympic Women's Top Ten
  • First World Cup Overall Women's Discipline Leader
  • First World Cup Overall Sprint Champion
Out Front in the Outdoors, Kikkan Randall is an L.L.Bean Trailblazer.