Heidi Preuss

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHeidi E.•Preuss
Used nameHeidi•Preuss
Born18 March 1961 in Laconia, New Hampshire (USA)
Measurements162 cm / 55 kg
NOC United States


Heidi Preuss first came to notice in 1977 on the Can-Am circuit, when she was the overall, slalom, and giant slalom season champion. She also placed second that year in the US slalom championship. Preuss attended the Stratton Mountain School in 1979, and later studied business at the University of Utah. Preuss skied for five years on the US A team on the World Cup circuit. She placed 18th overall in the 1978-79 World Cup season, and improved to 12th in 1979-80. Despite this, Preuss never made a podium in a World Cup race, but did finish her career with 16 top 10s.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) USA Heidi Preuss
Downhill, Women (Olympic) 4
Giant Slalom, Women (Olympic) 17