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Larry Damon

Full name: Laurence Snow "Larry" Damon
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: December 8, 1933 in Burlington, Vermont, United States
Affiliations: UVM Outing Club, Burlington (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cross Country Skiing, Biathlon

Related Olympians: Husband of Babben Enger-Damon.

Biography

Larry Damon attended the University of Vermont, graduating in 1955, and competed for the University of Vermont Outing Club. He competed on US military biathlon teams in 1958-59, and in 1961 won US championships over 15 and 30 km in cross-country skiing. However, Damon was also an excellent runner, finishing 10th in the 1962 Boston Marathon in 2-34:05. Damon married Norwegian Olympic cross-country skier, [Babben Enger] , and they lived briefly in Norway. But they later settled in Vermont where Damon became a ski instructor at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe. He also worked for a time as a draftsman.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Cross Country Skiing Men's 15 kilometres United States USA 51
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay United States USA 12
1960 Winter 26 Squaw Valley Biathlon Men's 20 kilometres United States USA 24
1964 Winter 30 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Men's 30 kilometres United States USA 46
1964 Winter 30 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres United States USA 28
1968 Winter 34 Grenoble Cross Country Skiing Men's 15 kilometres United States USA 55
1968 Winter 34 Grenoble Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres United States USA 32

Men's 15 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Cross Country Skiing United States Final Standings 51 57:18 16:45 =45 41:17 52
1968 Winter 34 Grenoble Cross Country Skiing United States Final Standings 55 55:07.2 19:24.0 51 40:14.2 52

Men's 20 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank AT M ST SR S1M S1T S1R S2M S2T S2R S3M S3T S3R S4M S4T S4R
1960 Winter 26 Squaw Valley Biathlon United States Final Standings 24 1-59:38.2 13 1-33:38.2 17 5 37:00 28 3 57:16 27 3 1-20:44 26 2 1-39:11 24

Men's 30 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1964 Winter 30 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing United States Final Standings 46 1-42:57.7 33:27.9 51 1-09:18.9 49

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R
1964 Winter 30 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing United States Final Standings 28 3-05:06.4 37:02 30 1-28:03 30 2-08:28 30
1968 Winter 34 Grenoble Cross Country Skiing United States Final Standings 32 2-41:25.2 52:18.3 37 1-18:38.1 38 2-13:38.0 31

Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Cross Country Skiing United States USA Final Standings 12 37:27 1-52:31 11