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Keith Wegeman

Full name: Keith Richard Wegeman
Gender: Male
Born: August 28, 1929 in Denver, Colorado, United States
Died: August 22, 1974 in [unknown], Unknown, Mexico
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ski Jumping

Related Olympians: Brother of Paul Wegeman; Brother-in-law of Katy Rodolph.

Biography

Keith Wegeman competed for Denver University, and was on US teams at the 1950 World Championships and the 1952 Winter Olympics. After graduation he was an instructor in the US Army Mountain and Cold Weather Training Company. Wegeman later moved to California where he became a ski instructor, and host of a televised ski instruction show. In the 1960s Keith Wegeman was the human figure used in the Jolly Green Giant television commercials. His daughter, Katherine Kelly Lang, became a well-known actress, best remembered as Brooke Logan Forrester on the American soap opera, “The Bold and the Beautiful.” Along with his father, Al, and brother, Paul, Keith Wegeman is a member of the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame, inducted in 1989.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual United States USA 12T

Men's Normal Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 12T 204.5
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 16 102.0 62.5 52.5 49.5 17.0 16.5 15.5 18.5 16.0
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 11T 102.5 61.5 51.5 51.0 17.0 17.0 14.5 17.0 17.0
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