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Donna Weinbrecht

Full name: Donna L. Weinbrecht
Gender: Female
Height: 5-3.5 (162 cm)
Weight: 121 lbs (55 kg)
Born: April 23, 1965 in Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Freestyle Skiing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Donna Weinbrecht started out as a figure skater, but the cost of coaching was prohibitive for her family, so she turned to skiing. Growing up in New Jersey she learned freestyle at Hidden Valley Ski Hill in Vernon Township. Weinbrecht’s moguls gold in 1992 was the first freestyle gold medal awarded at the Winter Olympics. She was moguls World Champion in 1991 and was a five-time winner World Cup season title on the moguls – 1990-92, 1994, and 1996. Her career was interrupted after her Olympic gold medal when she tore her ACL during the 1993 season. Weinbrecht started skiing at age seven, but also competed briefly in figure skating. After high school graduation she attended art school before devoting herself to her ski career.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Freestyle Skiing Women's Moguls United States USA 1 Gold
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Freestyle Skiing Women's Moguls United States USA 7
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Freestyle Skiing Women's Moguls United States USA 4

Women's Moguls

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS TP AP TP T J1TS J2TS J3TS J4TS J5TS J6AS J7AS
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Freestyle Skiing United States Final Round 1 23.69 13.70 4.30 5.69 40.51 4.6 4.8 4.7 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Freestyle Skiing United States Qualifying Round 2 Q 23.48 13.60 4.50 5.38 39.81 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.6
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Freestyle Skiing United States Final Round 7 24.38 13.50 5.50 5.38 30.79 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.4 5.60 5.40
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Freestyle Skiing United States Qualifying Round 6 Q 23.96 12.30 5.80 5.86 29.90 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.2 4.3 5.90 5.70
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Freestyle Skiing United States Final Round 4 24.02 13.4 4.71 5.91 33.40 4.3 4.3 4.7 4.5 4.6 4.96 4.46
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Freestyle Skiing United States Qualifying Round 1T Q 23.35 13.0 4.83 5.52 33.47 4.4 4.3 4.5 4.1 4.3 5.09 4.58
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