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Trace Worthington

Full name: Tracy Jon "Trace" Worthington
Nickname(s): The Ace
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: November 28, 1969 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Freestyle Skiing

Related Olympians: Great-grandson of Harry Worthington.

Biography

Trace Worthington was an early legend in freestyle skiing. He was named Freestyle Skier of the Year by Ski Racing magazine from 1992-95 and was International Skier of the Year in 1993. During his career he won 39 World Cup Events and had 79 podium finishes. Worthington was World Cup Combined Champion three times. In 1995 he won World Championships in aerials and combined, which has never been done by any other skier. At the 1992 Winter Olympics, Worthington competed in aerials and ballet when freestyle was a demonstration sport, and then competed in aerials and moguls at the Lillehammer Winter Olympics.

After retiring in 1997, Worthington later went into sports commentary for various US television channels. He also started his own television production company, Flying Ace Productions. Worthington was the great-grandson of [Harry Worthington], a long jumper at the 1912 Olympics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Freestyle Skiing Men's Moguls United States USA 19
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Freestyle Skiing Men's Aerials United States USA 5

Men's Moguls

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS TP AP TP T J1TS J2TS J3TS J4TS J5TS J6AS J7AS
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Freestyle Skiing United States Qualifying Round 19 23.79 12.70 6.05 5.04 26.19 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.2 6.10 6.00

Men's Aerials

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS AFP LP DOD JC J1(AF)S J2(AF)S J3(AF)S J4(AF)S J5(AF)S J6(L)S J7(L)S
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Freestyle Skiing United States Final Round 5 218.19
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Freestyle Skiing United States Final Round Jump 1 7 102.57 18.1 4.95 4.450 bFdFF 6.2 6.1 6.2 5.8 5.8 1.7 1.6
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Freestyle Skiing United States Final Round Jump 2 3 115.62 20.3 8.25 4.050 bFFF 6.8 6.6 6.7 6.8 7.0 2.7 2.8
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Freestyle Skiing United States Qualifying Round 4 QU 221.11
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Freestyle Skiing United States Qualifying Round Jump 1 1 117.03 19.1 7.20 4.450 bFdFF 6.6 6.3 6.1 6.3 6.5 2.5 2.3
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Freestyle Skiing United States Qualifying Round Jump 2 8 104.08 18.8 6.90 4.050 bFFF 6.2 6.3 6.0 6.4 6.3 2.4 2.2
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