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Jim Galanes

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJames Barrett "Jim"•Galanes
Used nameJim•Galanes
Born28 August 1956 in Brattleboro, Vermont (USA)
Measurements185 cm / 77 kg
AffiliationsBrattleboro Outing Club
NOC United States

Biography

After a long ski career, Jim Galanes, a three-time national champion, turned to coaching and a career in civil engineering. He coached with the US national team from 1986-1992 and then became the Nordic head coach at the Stratton Mountain School in Vermont until 1995. From 1995-2006 he was the ski coach at Alaska Pacific University. He has since formed Jim Galanes Consulting, a civil engineering group that consults on land use and land planning issues.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) USA Jim Galanes
Individual, Men (Olympic) 17
1980 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Jim Galanes
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 33
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 41
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 20
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 8
1984 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Jim Galanes
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 36
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 31
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 8

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