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Karl Anderson

Full name: Karl Ruben Anderson
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: August 6, 1953 in Lewiston, Maine, United States
Affiliations: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club, Carrabassett Valley (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Biography

Karl Anderson was a downhill specialist who won the US National title in downhill in 1978 and 1979. After graduating from Edward Little High School in Auburn, Maine, where he helped them win the New England team ski title, he attended Johnson State College and started out skiing on the Can-Am circuit. But he skied for the US on the World Cup circuit from 1974-81, posting four top 10s, all in downhill. He served as a member of the US Ski Association Board of Directors from 1982-88, and was later an Assistant Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of US Skiing. He was also on the Executive Board of the US Olympic Committee from 1984-88, and was a member of the Athletes Advisory Council of the USOC. Anderson is a member of the Maine Ski Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Winter 22 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill United States USA 24
1980 Winter 26 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill United States USA AC DNF

Men's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Winter 22 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 24 1:49.08
1980 Winter 26 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings AC DNF