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Bob Cochran

Full name: Robert Bruce "Bob" Cochran
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: December 11, 1951 in Claremont, New Hampshire, United States
Affiliations: Vermont Catamounts, Burlington (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Related Olympians: Brother of Barbara Cochran; Brother of Lindy Cochran; Brother of Marilyn Cochran; Father of Jimmy Cochran.

Biography

Bob Cochran was a member of America’s foremost skiing family, as he had three sisters also compete in the Olympics for the US – Barbara, Marilyn, and Lindy. Bob Cochran skied the World Cup circuit from 1969-74. His greatest victory came in 1973 when he became the first American to win gold on the Hahnenkamm, in the combined. Later that year he won his only World Cup race, a giant slalom at Heavenly Valley, California. In 1971 Cochran was US champion in downhill, slalom and combined, and during his career he won two national titles in every discipline. Cochran skied for the University of Vermont. He later became a doctor, with a family practice in Keene, New Hampshire.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill United States USA 8
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom United States USA 17
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom United States USA AC DQ

Men's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 8 1:53.39

Men's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 17 3:15.54
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Run 1 19 1:35.39
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Run 2 16 1:40.15

Men's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Final Round AC DQ
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Final Round Run 1 AC DQ
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Classification Group Four AC DQ
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Classification Group Four 1 55.50
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