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Chuck Ferries

Full name: Charles Thompson "Chuck" Ferries
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Weight: 183 lbs (83 kg)
Born: June 10, 1939 in Houghton, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Denver Pioneers, Denver (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Related Olympians: Brother of Barbara Ferries.

Biography

Chuck Ferries was a slalom specialist, skiing for the University of Denver. He was one of the first Americans to win a major international race, winning the 1962 Hahnenkahm slalom. Ferries was also 1963 US slalom champion. Ferries later became a ski resort director, and then moved in to the ski industry as director of Scott USA. Very successful in business, in 1993 he took over the Schwinn Bicycle Company as chairman. He also served as chairman of the US Ski and Snowboard Association from 2002-06. Ferries was inducted into the US Ski Hall of Fame in 1989.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Winter 20 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom United States USA AC DQ
1964 Winter 24 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill United States USA 20
1964 Winter 24 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom United States USA AC r2/2

Men's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Winter 24 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 20 2:23.00

Men's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Winter 20 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings AC DQ
1960 Winter 20 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing United States Run 1 17T 1:16.1
1960 Winter 20 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing United States Run 2 AC DQ [1:03.9]
1964 Winter 24 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing United States Final Round AC DQ
1964 Winter 24 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing United States Final Round Run 1 AC DQ
1964 Winter 24 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing United States Qualifying Round One 25 Q 55.17