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Willis Olson

Full name: Willis Stuart Olson
Gender: Male
Born: January 3, 1930 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States
Affiliations: Denver Pioneers, Denver (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ski Jumping

Biography

Willis Olson competed for Denver University, winning three consecutive NCAA ski jumping championships from 1954-56. In 1958 he won the US Championship, but moved to the veteran’s class in 1965, winning the US Veteran’s ski jump title in 1965, 1966, and 1968.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual United States USA 22
1956 Winter 26 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual United States USA 43

Men's Normal Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 22 193.5
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 18T 100.5 62.5 52.5 48.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 17.5 16.0
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 31T 93.0 62.0 52.0 41.0 14.0 13.0 14.0 15.0 12.0
1956 Winter 26 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 43 174.5
1956 Winter 26 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 45T 84.5 65.0 41.5 43.0
1956 Winter 26 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 34T 90.0 69.5 45.5 44.5