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John Cress

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJohn Robert•Cress
Used nameJohn•Cress
Born27 January 1935 in Clay County, Kentucky (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

John Cress was the 1952 and 1953 US junior boys ski jumping champion. He later attended the University of Denver, where he helped them win NCAA team skiing titles for three consecutive years, 1954-56. In 1956, Cress won the NCAA skimeister (all-around) award. He later coached skiing at the University of Wyoming and then the University of Alaska, coaching Wyoming to the 1968 NCAA team title.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) USA John Cress
Individual, Men (Olympic) 29