Ray Fales

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRaymond Lawrence "Ray"•Fales
Used nameRay•Fales
Born4 February 1934 in Boston, Massachusetts (USA)
Measurements177 cm / 77 kg
AffiliationsTufts Jumbos, Medford (USA)
NOC United States


Ray Fales became an engineer, after his short-lived luge career, and then returned to Northwestern, where he earned a Ph.D. in economics. He taught for awhile at Rutgers, before working for a Boston-area think tank, the Mitre Corporation. After retirement he moved to Florida, where he took up woodworking and cabinetry as a hobby. He then started volunteering around his home in Naples, doing woodworking for homeless shelters, local people who could not afford it, and Habitat for Humanity.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Winter Olympics Luge USA Ray Fales
Doubles, Open (Olympic) Nick Mastromatteo 13