Jean Racine-Prahm

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJean•Racine-Prahm
Used nameJean•Racine-Prahm
Born20 September 1978 in Waterford, Michigan (USA)
Measurements162 cm / 61 kg
AffiliationsOakland University
NOC United States


Jean Racine-Prahm competed at two Winter Olympics in two-women bobsled, as Jean Racine in 2002 and Jean Prahm in 2006. She was the overall World Cup season leader in both 1999/2000 and 2000/2001. Racine-Prahm won three medals at the World Championships, with silvers in 2000-01 and a bronze in 2004.

Racine-Prahm studied business at the University of Utah. She later became an athlete selector for the USA women’s bobsled teams and settled in Iowa with her husband and children.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2002 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) USA Jean Racine
Two, Women (Olympic) Gea Johnson 5
2006 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) USA Jean Prahm
Two, Women (Olympic) Vonetta Flowers 6

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