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Barbara Ferries

Full name: Barbara Hale Ferries (-Henderson)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5" (166 cm)
Weight: 121 lbs (55 kg)
Born: September 5, 1944 in Houghton, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: University of Colorado Racing Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Related Olympians: Sister of Chuck Ferries.

Biography

In 1960 Barbara Ferries won the US Junior title in both downhill and combined, and that year won the Andrea Mead Lawrence National Junior Skier of the Year award. In 1961 she moved up to the senior ranks, winning the Roche Cup downhill and giant slalom, and the Harriman Cup. In 1963 Ferries won a bronze medal in the downhill at the World Championships. She continued to compete in masters’ races for many years, and in 1978 was inducted into the US Ski Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Winter 19 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom United States USA 20
1964 Winter 19 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom United States USA AC DQ

Women's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Winter 19 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 20 1:59.44

Women's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1964 Winter 19 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings AC DQ
1964 Winter 19 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing United States Run 1 AC DQ