Full name: James Peter "Pete" Patterson
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: January 4, 1957 in Sun Valley, Idaho, United States
Country: United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing
Related Olympians: Brother of Susan Patterson.
Pete Patterson skied on the World Cup circuit in 1975-76 and then in 1978-81. His best meet was the 1978 World Championships in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, where he placed third in combined and eighth in giant slalom, but his 1980 Olympic downhill fifth place was another top finish. After his ski career ended, Patterson returned to his native Ketchum and Sun Valley, Idaho. He began a career as a mountain guide with Sawtooth Mountain Guides and has worked for Sun Valley Heli-Ski. He and his wife, Kim Jacobs, started Mountain Spirits, and adventure travel company that specializes in heli-skiing and treks in Nepal.
|1976 Winter||19||Innsbruck||Alpine Skiing||Men's Downhill||United States||USA||13|
|1980 Winter||23||Lake Placid||Alpine Skiing||Men's Downhill||United States||USA||5|
|1980 Winter||23||Lake Placid||Alpine Skiing||Men's Giant Slalom||United States||USA||AC||DNF|
|1980 Winter||23||Lake Placid||Alpine Skiing||Men's Slalom||United States||USA||AC||DNF|
|1976 Winter||19||Innsbruck||Alpine Skiing||United States||Final Standings||13||1:47.94|
|1980 Winter||23||Lake Placid||Alpine Skiing||United States||Final Standings||5||1:47.04|
|1980 Winter||23||Lake Placid||Alpine Skiing||United States||Final Standings||AC||DNF|
|1980 Winter||23||Lake Placid||Alpine Skiing||United States||Run 1||AC||DNF|