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Don Dupree, Sr.

Full name: Donald Victor "Don" Dupree, Sr.
Gender: Male
Born: February 10, 1919 in Saranac Lake, New York, United States
Died: May 1, 1993 in Saranac Lake, New York, United States
Affiliations: Saranac Lake Bobsled Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Bobsleigh

Related Olympians: Brother of Bill Dupree.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

At Lake Placid HS, Don Dupree was a great football player and he went to Colorado State University on a football scholarship. He also played baseball and ran track in college but an injury put an end to those endeavours, so when he returned to Saranac Lake he joined his five brothers and became a bobsledder His biggest moment was his Olympic bronze medal as he never managed to ride on a national or North American champion. Dupree lived in Saranac Lake all his life where he worked as director of building and grounds for North Country Community College.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Winter 28 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Men's Four United States-1 USA 3 Bronze

Men's Four

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1948 Winter 28 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Final Standings
1948 Winter 28 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 1
1948 Winter 28 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 2
1948 Winter 28 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 3
1948 Winter 28 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 4