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Sandy Poulsen

Full name: Sandra Wayne "Sandy" Poulsen
Gender: Female
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: July 24, 1952 in San Francisco, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Biography

Growing up near Squaw Valley, Sandy Poulsen was destined to become a skier. Her father, Wayne Poulsen, was a ski jumper who competed in the US ski jumping Olympic trials in 1932. Her mother, also Sandy Poulsen, was called the First Lady of Squaw, as a real estate agent, active in community projects, and also an excellent skier. Sandra Wayne Poulsen was the only girl of eight children, and two of her brothers, Eric and Lance, skied on the US team on the World Cup circuit. She skied for the University of Nevada and on the World Cup circuit from 1970-74. She had one World Cup podium, a third-place in giant slalom at Les Contamines, France, in 1971, but also posted 14 top 10 finishes. In 1971-72 Poulsen placed 16th in the overall World Cup. She later settled back in the Squaw Valley area, where she has become a real estate agent and is Vice-President of Squaw Valley Realty.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Winter 19 Sapporo Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill United States USA 21T
1972 Winter 19 Sapporo Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom United States USA AC DQ

Women's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Winter 19 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 21T 1:41.25

Women's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1972 Winter 19 Sapporo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings AC DQ