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Leo Massa

Full name: Leo Erkki Massa
Gender: Male
Born: October 15, 1929 in Clearwater, Florida, United States
Died: September 3, 2009 in Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: Finnish Ski Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Biography

Leo Massa played baseball at Red Bank High School in New Jersey, eventually getting a tryout with the Brooklyn Dodgers. But he turned to cross-country skiing, winning the 1958 US championship, and competing for the US at the 1958 and 1962 World Championships and 1960 Winter Olympics. He owned Eino Massa & Son custom home builers in Holmdel, New Jersey, which had been started by his father, and ran the Leo E. Massa Real Estate Company from 1972-98.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Winter 30 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing Men's 30 kilometres United States USA 42
1960 Winter 30 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres United States USA 29

Men's 30 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1960 Winter 30 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing United States Final Standings 42 2-16:47.0 44:09 42 1-29:52 42

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R
1960 Winter 30 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing United States Final Standings 29 3-41:08.2 40:17 30 1-43:42 29 2-27:45 29
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