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Ted Farwell, Jr.

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameTheodore Austin "Ted"•Farwell, Jr.
Used nameTed•Farwell, Jr.
Born1 January 1931 in Greenfield, Massachusetts (USA)
Died25 January 2015 in Longmont, Colorado (USA)
AffiliationsUS Air Force, (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Ted Farwell skied for Syracuse University (1949-50) and Denver University (1957-59), winning the 1959 NCAA Cross-Country Championships and making All-America that year. In 1949-51, he attended Stanford, earning an MBA there in 1951. From 1951-57 Farwell was in the Air Force, serving as a drill and physical training instructor, and was an aviation cadet and helicopter pilot. Although a New England native, he and his family settled in Colorado in 1968, where he made a living as a consultant, planner, and appraiser for ski area development.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Ted Farwell, Jr.
18 kilometres, Men (Olympic) =43
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 12
Nordic Combined (Skiing) USA Ted Farwell, Jr.
Individual, Men (Olympic) 11
1956 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Ted Farwell, Jr.
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 12
Nordic Combined (Skiing) USA Ted Farwell, Jr.
Individual, Men (Olympic) 30
1960 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Ted Farwell, Jr.
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 31
Nordic Combined (Skiing) USA Ted Farwell, Jr.
Individual, Men (Olympic) 27