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Heidi Preuss

Full name: Heidi E. Preuss
Gender: Female
Height: 5-3.5 (162 cm)
Weight: 121 lbs (55 kg)
Born: March 18, 1961 in Laconia, New Hampshire, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Biography

Heidi Preuss first came to notice in 1977 on the Can-Am circuit, when she was the overall, slalom, and giant slalom season champion. She also placed second that year in the US slalom championship. Preuss attended the Stratton Mountain School in 1979, and later studied business at the University of Utah. Preuss skied for five years on the US A team on the World Cup circuit. She placed 18th overall in the 1978-79 World Cup season, and improved to 12th in 1979-80. Despite this, Preuss never made a podium in a World Cup race, but did finish her career with 16 top 10s.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 18 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill United States USA 4
1980 Winter 18 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom United States USA 17

Women's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1980 Winter 18 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 4 1:39.51

Women's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1980 Winter 18 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 17 2:48.37
1980 Winter 18 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing United States Run 1 15 1:17.54
1980 Winter 18 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing United States Run 2 20 1:30.83
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