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Edgar Grospiron

Full name: Edgar Alain Grospiron
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: March 17, 1969 in Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, Haute-Savoie, France
Affiliations: La Clusaz
Country: FRA France
Sport: Freestyle Skiing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

A three-time Olympian in freestyle moguls, including the demonstration year of 1988 when he finished third, Edgar Grospiron won the first Olympic gold medal in moguls in 1992, following that with a bronze in 1994. Grospiron was a three-time World Champion in moguls, winning that title in 1989, 1991, and 1995. On the World Cup circuit, Grospiron won 38 events and the seasonal World Cup titles in 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1994.

Grospiron retired after the 1995 season and went into coaching, motivational and performance improvement, as well as working in a consultative role for athletes. He became the director-general of the Annecy bid for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, which lost out to Pyeongchang, Korea. Grospiron was made a chevalier of the légion d’honneur in 1996. He has also made some preliminary steps towards fulfilling some political aspirations but through 2013 with not much success.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Freestyle Skiing Men's Moguls France FRA 1 Gold
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Freestyle Skiing Men's Moguls France FRA 3 Bronze

Men's Moguls

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS TP AP TP T J1TS J2TS J3TS J4TS J5TS J6AS J7AS
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Freestyle Skiing France Final Round 1 25.81 13.60 5.90 6.31 31.23 4.3 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.5 6.0 5.8
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Freestyle Skiing France Qualifying Round 1 Q 25.23 13.70 5.90 5.63 31.80 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.6 5.9 5.9
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Freestyle Skiing France Final Round 3 26.64 13.90 6.90 5.84 23.19 4.6 4.6 4.5 5.8 4.7 7.00 6.80
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Freestyle Skiing France Qualifying Round 2 Q 26.65 13.90 6.90 5.85 23.72 4.5 4.5 4.8 4.7 4.7 6.80 7.00
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