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Brynhild Grasmoen

Full name: Brynhild Grasmoen (-Robinson, -Dedrick)
Nickname(s): B
Gender: Female
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: January 7, 1929 in Merced, California, United States
Died: December 30, 2000 in Merced, California, United States
Affiliations: Merced Ski Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Biography

Brynhild “B” Grasmoen was known for her model-like good looks as much as her skiing. She grew up in Merced, California and later attended Merced College. Grasmoen won the California junior ski championships for five consecutive years, 1942-46. In 1946 she won the Alta Snow Cup in Sun Valley, repeating that victory in 1953. She was California Class A and Class B Champion in 1947, before making the 1948 Winter Olympic team. Grasmoen was twice married, and a scholarship in her name is given at Merced College, the Arnold, Ione & Brynhild Grasmoen Memorial Scholarship.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Winter 19 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill United States USA 12
1948 Winter 19 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom United States USA 9

Women's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1948 Winter 19 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 12 2:36.0

Women's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T PT
1948 Winter 19 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 9 2:09.6
1948 Winter 19 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Run 1 12 1:05.6 0:00
1948 Winter 19 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Run 2 12 1:04.0 0:00