Larry Damon

Lawrence "Larry" Snow Damon (born December 8, 1933) is an American cross country skier and biathlete who competed in the 1956, 1960, 1964 and 1968 Olympics.

Larry Damon
Alpine skier
DisciplinesCross Country Skiing, Biathlon
ClubUVM Outing Club[1]
Born (1933-12-08) December 8, 1933 (age 87)[1]
Burlington, Vermont, United States
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Retired1970[2]
Olympics
Teams4 – (1956-Cross Country, 1960-Biathlon, 1964-Cross Country, 1968-Cross Country)[1]
Medals0[1]
Medal record
Representing the  United States
US Championships
Gold medal – first place 1961 15km Cross-country Ski
Gold medal – first place 1961 30km Cross-country Ski

Early yearsEdit

Born December 8, 1933 in Burlington, Vermont, Damon attended Burlington High School where he was a four event skier.[1][2]

CareerEdit

Other sportsEdit

Damon finished 10th in the 1962 Boston Marathon.[1]

Publicity press and promotionsEdit

Damon was inducted into the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum Hall of Fame in 2010.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Damon attended and graduated from the University of Vermont in 1955. After competing in the 1956 Olympic Games, he joined the Army where he competed in biathlon.[2] He is married to Elizabeth Austin, and lives in Waterbury, Vermont.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Larry Damon". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Lawrence Snow Damon". Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum. Retrieved 17 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Official Olympic Reports" (PDF). 1956. p. 608. Retrieved 21 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Official Olympic Reports" (PDF). 1956. p. 615. Retrieved 21 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Official Olympic Reports" (PDF). 1960. p. 120. Retrieved 21 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Official Olympic Reports" (PDF). 1964. p. 109. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 February 2012. Retrieved 21 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Official Olympic Reports" (PDF). 1964. p. 108. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 February 2012. Retrieved 21 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Official Olympic Reports" (PDF). 1968. p. 377. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 February 2008. Retrieved 21 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Official Olympic Reports" (PDF). 1968. p. 378. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 February 2008. Retrieved 21 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)