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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BEAN'S NEOSHELL JACKET. THE NEXT GENERATION OF BREATHABLE RAINWEAR.

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BEAN'S SWEATER FLEECE PULLOVER. FLEECE PERFORMANCE, SWEATER STYLE WHEREVER YOU EXPLORE.

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FLEECE PERFORMANCE, SWEATER STYLE – WHEREVER YOU EXPLORE

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ULTRALIGHT 850 DOWN HOODED JACKET. EXPERIENCE WEIGHTLESSNESS AND PEAK PERFORMANCE, WET OR DRY.

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WIND CHALLENGER DOWN JACKET. OUR WARMEST JACKET. WATERPROOF AND ALWAYS UP TO THE CHALLENGE.

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OUR WARMEST JACKET – WATERPROOF AND ALWAYS UP TO THE CHALLENGE

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BEAN'S NEOSHELL PANTS. WATERPROOF AND ULTRABREATHABLE TO PERFORM IN ANY CONDITION.

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WATERPROOF AND ULTRABREATHABLE TO PERFORM IN ANY CONDITION

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ULTRALIGHT 850 DOWN SWEATER. WARM, WATER-REPELLENT AND JUST 10 OZ. – A TRIUMPH IN LIGHTWEIGHT WARMTH.

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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 per 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 U.S. 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 a constant 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
  • 4 Olympic Winter Games
  • 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
FOLLOW KIKKAN. PROFESSIONAL CROSS COUNTRY SKIER. L.L.BEAN TESTING AND DESIGN PARTNER. OUT FRONT IN THE OUTDOORS L.L.BEAN TRAILBLAZERS. L.L.Bean Trailblazers is a special group of elite athletes who – thanks to their hard work and dedication – get to spend their time outdoors, doing what they love. Like L.L.Bean, they value the outdoors for its beauty and opportunities for discovery. They truly demonstrate the benefits of a life lived outside and inspire us to follow their lead.