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Link Washburn

Full name: Albert Lincoln "Link" Washburn
Gender: Male
Born: June 15, 1911 in New York, New York, United States
Died: January 30, 2007 in Seattle, Washington, United States
Affiliations: Dartmouth Big Green, Hanover (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Biography

Link Washburn was born in New York, but his family moved to Austria when he was a child. There he learned to ski, and when the family returned to the United States, he took those talents to Dartmouth College, where he starred on the ski team. His brother, Bradford, was one of the foremost American mountaineers of the 20th century and in 1934 the two brothers were members of the first party to conquer Mount Crilllon in Alaska. After serving in the Army in World War II, he became Executive Director of the Arctic Institute of North America. In 1967 he earned a Ph.D. in geology from Yale, and eventually became an international expert on arctic structural soil conditions. He later organized the Quarternary Research Center at the University of Washington and was director of that geologic research center until 1976. In the 1980s he was named by President Ronald Reagan to serve as a member of the Federal Arctic Research Commission.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Winter 24 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Alpine Skiing Men's Combined United States USA AC DNF

Men's Combined

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T PTS PT
1936 Winter 24 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings AC DNF
1936 Winter 24 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Alpine Skiing United States Downhill 37 6:30.8 73.54
1936 Winter 24 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Alpine Skiing United States Slalom AC DNF
1936 Winter 24 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Alpine Skiing United States Slalom Run 1 39 1:56.7 0:06
1936 Winter 24 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Alpine Skiing United States Slalom Run 2 AC DQ
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