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Marilyn Cochran

Full name: Marilyn E. Cochran (-Brown)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: February 7, 1950 in Burlington, Vermont, United States
Affiliations: Madonna Mountain Ski Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Related Olympians: Sister of Barbara Cochran; Sister of Lindy Cochran; Sister of Bob Cochran; Aunt of Jimmy Cochran.

Biography

Marilyn Cochran was from the first family of American skiing, the Cochrans, as two of her sisters and a brother also skied for the US in the Olympics. Cochran skied the World Cup circuit from 1967-74, winning the 1968-69 giant slalom World Cup title. She competed in the World Championships in 1970 and 1974, finishing third in the combined in 1970, and sixth in slalom and giant slalom that year. She was eighth in giant slalom at the 1974 Worlds. Cochran won three World Cup races, one in GS and two in slalom, had 14 podium finishes, and 53 top 10s. Cochran skied for the Madonna Mountain Ski Club and attended the University of Vermont. Continuing the family tradition, her son, Roger Brown, was on the US Ski Team and was 2002 NCAA slalom champion. Another son, Douglas Brown, captained the ski team at St. Lawrence University. Marilyn Cochran married Chris Brown, an All-American skier at the University of Vermont who later became a professor of mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytech.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Winter 21 Sapporo Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill United States USA 28
1972 Winter 21 Sapporo Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom United States USA 20
1972 Winter 21 Sapporo Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom United States USA AC DQ

Women's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Winter 21 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 28 1:41.96

Women's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Winter 21 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 20 1:35.27

Women's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1972 Winter 21 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings AC DQ
1972 Winter 21 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Run 1 AC DQ
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