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La Moine Batson

Full name: La Moine (Lemoine) H. Batson
Gender: Male
Born: August 6, 1898 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States
Died: January 30, 1991 in Hinsdale, Illinois, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ski Jumping

Biography

Lemoine Batson began competing in ski jumping as early as 1917. After competing in the 1924 Winter Olympics, he was later selected for the 1932 USA Olympic team as a ski jumper, but did not compete. His best jump was one of 183 feet in Westby, Wisconsin in 1925, equaling the hill record. He later became a sports administrator, and was the first chairman of the Central US Ski Association, serving as its president in 1939-40.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Winter 25 Chamonix Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual United States USA 14

Men's Normal Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D J1S J2S J3S
1924 Winter 25 Chamonix Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 14 16.200
1924 Winter 25 Chamonix Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 13 16.208 43.5 16.125 15.875 16.625
1924 Winter 25 Chamonix Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 14 16.192 42.5 16.125 16.125 16.325
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