Athlete of the Week: Cody Field

The 2018 Winter X Games have wrapped up in Aspen. Throughout all the athletes that competed this weekend it wasn't a professional athlete that stole the show. It was Special Olympics athlete Cody Field that stood out making the most of his time on the slopes.

He is this weeks Athlete of the Week.

The Centennial , Colorado native did not bring home a medal in this years game, but the energy he brings to the slope is contagious.

"I love the Special Olympics event. It is the most fun event I do all week. I mean they are just so happy up top and it carries over to us,"said Norwegian Snowboarder Silje Norendal.

Field has three gold medals from the 2013 Special Olympics World Games in PYEONGCHANG and when I asked him if he plans to keep snowboarding , his answer was pretty simple.

"Absolutely, I want to keep riding to the day I die or get injured, either one," said Field.

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