Pinckney native Jake Vedder makes USA snowboard team

Posted at 12:02 PM, Jun 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-12 12:36:55-04

(WXYZ) -- Jake Vedder just graduated from high school and is eyeing the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Vedder won gold in the Youth Olympic games, but has recently been named to Team USA and will be competing with the best in the country for a spot in South Korea.

Vedder stopped by the 7 Sports Cave to chat about his recent mission trip to Mexico, training and what's next as he transitions into adulthood.

Click the video player above to watch the interview.