Bill Beck grew up in Vermont and skied for Dartmouth, graduating in 1953. Beck was on the US Ski Team from 1951-57, placing fifth at the 1952 Olympic downhill, and also finished fifth that year in the Arlberg-Kandahar downhill. He also competed at the 1954 World Championships. After his competitive career ended, Beck stayed active in the ski industry as a coach, industry representative, and sport shop owner. He was inducted into the Vermont Ski Hall of Fame in 2009.
|1952 Winter||22||Oslo||Alpine Skiing||Men's Downhill||United States||USA||5|
|1956 Winter||26||Cortina d'Ampezzo||Alpine Skiing||Men's Downhill||United States||USA||AC||DQ|
|1952 Winter||22||Oslo||Alpine Skiing||United States||Final Standings||5||2:33.3|
|1956 Winter||26||Cortina d'Ampezzo||Alpine Skiing||United States||Final Standings||AC||DQ|