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Dick Parke

Full name: Richard Averill "Dick" Parke
Gender: Male
Born: December 13, 1893 in Staten Island, New York, United States
Died: August 23, 1950 in Samedan, Graubünden, Switzerland
Country: USA United States
Sport: Bobsleigh

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Dick Parke graduated from Cornell in 1916 but spent much of his later life in Europe. He first visited St. Moritz after World War I, in which he served as an infantry officer in France. He then vacationed yearly in St. Moritz and while there in 1928 was selected for the U.S. Olympic bobsled team. He later went on to become president of a ski club and active in various St. Moritz civic groups.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 34 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Men's Four/Five United States-2 USA 1 Gold

Men's Four/Five

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1928 Winter 34 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Final Standings
1928 Winter 34 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Run 1
1928 Winter 34 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Run 2
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