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Gordi Eaton

Full name: Gordon Ladd "Gordi" Eaton
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 183 lbs (83 kg)
Born: November 28, 1939 in Littleton, New Hampshire, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Related Olympians: Husband of Karen Budge.


Gordi Eaton skied for Middlebury College, winning the 1961 NCAA downhill championship. He competed for the US at the 1960 Winter Olympics and the 1962 World Championships. Eaton later helped coach the 1968 US Olympic alpine ski team and married US ski team member [Karen Budge]. Together they started Gordi’s, a small restaurant off the Kancamagus Highway in Lincoln, New Hampshire. In the movie “Downhill Racer,” the character of the assistant coach was based on Eaton.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Winter 20 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill United States USA 17

Men's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Winter 20 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 17 2:14.0
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