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Sandy Shellworth

Full name: Sandra Whitney "Sandy" Shellworth (-Hildner)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: June 22, 1944 in Annapolis, Maryland, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Biography

Sandy Shellworth was US slalom champion in 1963. In 1966 and 1967 her career stalled when she broke a leg in both seasons. But in 1967 she won the Roche Cup downhill and the US title in the giant slalom, prior to her injury. Because of her injuries she was not originally named to the 1968 Winter Olympic team, but was moved up to the team when Robin Morning broke her leg a week before the Grenoble Olympics. Shellworth graduated from the University of Colorado in 1967 with a degree in arts and sciences. She continued to ski later in life, settling in Copper Mountain, Colorado, where she helped form the Over the Hill Gang.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill United States USA 21

Women's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 21 1:46.53