Babben Enger-Damon

Barbra Mette Stockfleth "Babben" Enger-Damon (née Enger on 19 September 1939) is a retired Norwegian cross-country skier who competed at the 1964 and 1968 Olympics. She won a gold medal in the 3 × 5 km relay and finished eighth in the 10 km in 1968. Domestically she won the 10 km Norwegian title in 1963 and 1964.

Babben Enger-Damon
Babben Enger Damon 1968.jpg
Enger-Damon at the 1968 Olympics
Personal information
Born19 September 1939 (1939-09-19) (age 81)
Oslo, Norway
Sport
SportCross-country skiing
ClubRomerikslagets IL, Oslo

Enger is the daughter of Norwegian painter Erling Enger. Between the 1964 and 1968 she married American cross-country skier Larry Damon; they first lived in Norway, but later moved to Vermont in the United States.[1] Besides skiing she competed in the national championships in sailing and orienteering, a won one a gold medal in sailing and a silver and bronze medals in orienteering.[2]

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 gold)
 Year   Age   5 km   10 km  3 × 5 km 
 relay 
1964 24 31 18
1968 28 21 8 Gold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Larry Damon. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Babben Enger-Damon. sports-reference.com