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Reed Zuehlke

Full name: Reed Johann Zuehlke
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: October 26, 1960 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States
Affiliations: Eau Claire Ski Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ski Jumping

Biography

Reed Zuehlke was US champion on the normal hill in 1982 and at the 1983 World Winter University Games, placed fourth on normal hill. His best World Cup finish was a sixth in 1979 at Lake Placid. He learned from his father, Keith, who was a top US ski jumper in the 1950s. Zuehlke studied business at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, and later earned an MBA in international business from DePaul. Zuehlke then worked with United Airlines from 1986-2003 as Information Technology Director. He left United to become President of Aidant Systems, a technology consulting company, which provided services to The Home Depot and General Electric. In 2005 he joined Synthesis MD as Vice-President and Chief Information Officer, and also formed his own company that year, zTek, Inc., a technology company that provides timing, video, and results data services for international sports.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Ski Jumping Men's Large Hill, Individual United States USA 45
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Ski Jumping Men's Large Hill, Individual United States USA 29

Men's Large Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 45 169.2
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 35 100.4 98.0 54.4 46.0 15.0 15.5 16.0 15.0 15.5
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 48 68.8 79.0 27.8 41.0 14.0 13.5 13.5 14.0 12.0
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 29 168.5
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 27T 85.6 96.0 37.6 48.0 16.5 15.5 16.5 15.5 16.0
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 29 82.9 95.5 36.9 46.0 15.5 15.0 15.5 16.0 15.0