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Jack Reddish

Full name: Jack Nichols Reddish
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (174 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: December 2, 1926 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: October 20, 1992 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Affiliations: Sun Valley Ski Club, Sun Valley (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Biography

Jack Reddish won the Alta Snow Cup in Sun Valley when he was only 14, and was the dominant American alpine skier of the 1940s. Reddish was US downhill and combined champion and won the Harriman Cup in 1948. In 1950 and 1952 he was US slalom and combined champion. Reddish was also an accomplished ski jumper, winning the Intermountain Class C title from 1940-45. When his skiing career ended he went into television and movies, as a director and producer. His movie credits include “The Thomas Crown Affair,” “Bullitt,” and “Bonnie and Clyde,” and he was the producer of the 1971 movie, “Le Mans.” Reddish was inducted into the US Ski Hall of Fame in 1969 and the Utah Sports Hall of Fame in 1973.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill United States USA 26
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom United States USA 7
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing Men's Combined United States USA 12
1952 Winter 25 Oslo Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill United States USA 14T
1952 Winter 25 Oslo Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom United States USA 24T
1952 Winter 25 Oslo Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom United States USA 17

Men's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 26 3:12.3
1952 Winter 25 Oslo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 14T 2:41.5

Men's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Winter 25 Oslo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 24T 2:39.5

Men's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T PT
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 7 2:15.5
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Run 1 10 1:11.0 0:00
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Run 2 5 1:04.5 0:00
1952 Winter 25 Oslo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 17 2:09.0
1952 Winter 25 Oslo Alpine Skiing United States Run 1 13 Q 1:02.5 0:00
1952 Winter 25 Oslo Alpine Skiing United States Run 2 23 1:06.5 0:00

Men's Combined

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS T PT
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 12 13.24
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Downhill 19 9.71 3:12.3
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Slalom 8 3.53 2:22.9
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Slalom Run 1 9 1:14.1 0:00
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Slalom Run 2 8 1:08.8 0:00