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Caspar Oimoen

Full name: Caspar (Kasper-) Aslaksen Oimoen (Øimoen-)
Gender: Male
Height: 14-5 (173 cm)
Born: May 8, 1906 in Etnedal, Oppland, Norway
Died: July 28, 1995 in Portland, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: Anaconda Ski Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ski Jumping

Biography

Casper Oimoen was born in Norway but came to the United States in 1923, settling near Minot, North Dakota. During his ski jumping career in America, he won over 400 medals, winning the Northwestern Ski Jumping Championship nine times, six Montana State Ski Jumping titles, 10 Central United States Ski Jumping championships, and he was a three-time National champion. Oimoen was inducted into the US Ski Hall of Fame in 1963. In 1973 he was given the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award by the Governor of North Dakota, and he was made a member of the Scandanavian-American Hall of Fame in 1984. Oimoen’s portrait is on display at the North Dakota State Capital, and a bronze statue of him stands in the Scandanavian Heritage Park in Minot.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Winter 25 Lake Placid Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual United States USA 5
1936 Winter 29 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual United States USA 13

Men's Normal Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S
1932 Winter 25 Lake Placid Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 5 216.7
1932 Winter 25 Lake Placid Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 7 104.7 63.0 53.7 51.0 18.0 16.0 17.0
1932 Winter 25 Lake Placid Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 2 112.0 67.5 57.0 55.0 19.0 18.0 18.0
1936 Winter 29 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 13 207.6
1936 Winter 29 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 23 100.5 71.5 57.0 43.5 13.0 15.5 15.0
1936 Winter 29 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 9 107.1 72.5 57.6 49.5 16.5 17.0 16.0
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