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Nelson Carmichael

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
SexMale
Full nameNelson Graham•Carmichael
Used nameNelson•Carmichael
Born19 November 1965 in Columbus, Ohio (USA)
Measurements178 cm / 79 kg
NOC United States

Biography

Nelson Carmichael was the first American man to win a freestyle skiing Olympic medal with his moguls bronze at the Albertville Winter Olympics. Carmichael first made the US Ski team in 1983, right after his high school graduation, and stayed on the team until his retirement after the 1992 Winter Olympics. During his career he won six US National titles in moguls (1975, 1987-91), 12 individual World Cup events, and was twice champion in the World Grand Prix Moguls.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Winter Olympics Freestyle Skiing (Skiing) USA Nelson Carmichael
Moguls, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) 10
1992 Winter Olympics Freestyle Skiing (Skiing) USA Nelson Carmichael
Moguls, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze