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Hank Kashiwa

Full name: Henry Charles "Hank" Kashiwa
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: May 26, 1949 in Old Forge, New York, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Biography

Hank Kashiwa skiied for the University of Colorado and then was on the Army ski team for two years. He was on the US team from 1967-72, skiing the World Cup circuit from 1968-71, during which time he posted six top 10 finishes. After the 1972 Winter Olympics, Kashiwa starred on the pro circuit from 1972-81, winning the World Pro Title in 1975. In 1976 he placed second in the ABC television Superstars competition. Kashiwa has since had a long career in the ski industry. He has served as a ski commentator for television and later became the President of Volant, a Colorado ski manufacturer. He left that position to become vice-president of marketing for the Yellowstone Club, a private ski area and golf club near Big Sky, Montana.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Winter 22 Sapporo Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill United States USA 25
1972 Winter 22 Sapporo Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom United States USA 21

Men's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Winter 22 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 25 1:55.60

Men's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Winter 22 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 21 3:18.13
1972 Winter 22 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Run 1 28 1:37.42
1972 Winter 22 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Run 2 19 1:40.71