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Bill Bakke

Full name: William Helmer "Bill" Bakke
Gender: Male
Height: 14-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: November 20, 1946 in Menomonie, Wisconsin, United States
Affiliations: Blackhawk Ski Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ski Jumping

Biography

Bill Bakke was US Ski Jumping Champion in 1970. He trained in the summer by cycling and became a top masters cyclist. Bakke later coached ski jumping, becoming an assistant coach for the US team, and later was the coach of the Canadian national team in the late 1970s. Bakke settled in Calgary, where he became the venue manager at Canadian Olympic Park, the ski jump and bobsled complex that had been built for the 1988 Winter Olympics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual United States USA 40
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Ski Jumping Men's Large Hill, Individual United States USA 34

Men's Normal Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 40 180.8
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 45 90.0 69.5 48.0 42.0 13.5 15.0 14.0 14.0 14.0
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 35 90.8 70.0 48.8 42.0 13.5 14.5 14.5 14.0 13.5

Men's Large Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 34 175.5
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 38 90.1 90.5 48.1 42.0 14.5 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 35T 85.4 87.5 43.9 41.5 14.0 13.5 14.0 14.0 13.5
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