Rice Olympian Sam McGuffie returns home to Houston

Family and fans greeted Sam McGuffie ’13 at Bush Intercontinental Airport after he competed in the 2018 Winter Olympics.

McGuffie represented the United States in both the two and four-man bobsled competitions.

This was McGuffie’s first appearance in the Olympics and he became the first Rice athlete to compete in the Winter Olympics.



About Brandon Martin

Greetings, I am a video producer at Rice University in the Office of Public Affairs. I became a Rice Owl in June 2011. Before that, I was at KPRC-TV in Houston as a special projects photojournalist for seven years, where I covered everything from hurricanes to sports. Southeast Texas has been my home my entire life. I am lucky to have a wonderful wife and two of the cutest girls I have ever seen. Go Owls!