Jeff Hastings

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJeffrey Paul "Jeff"•Hastings
Used nameJeff•Hastings
Born25 June 1959 in Mountain Home, Idaho (USA)
Measurements173 cm / 66 kg
AffiliationsFord Sayre, Hanover (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Jeff Hastings fourth-place finish on the large hill at the 1984 Winter Olympics is the best modern finish by a US ski jumper at the Olympics. He also placed fourth that year overall on the World Cup circuit, and won a large hill World Cup event in 1983 at Lake Placid. Hastings was a four-time national champion, and his younger brother, Chris, was a two-time national champion and competed at the 1988 Winter Olympics. Jeff Hastings graduated from Williams College, and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and later became a senior executive for the automotive supply company, Pro-Cut International.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Winter Olympics Ski Jumping (Skiing) USA Jeff Hastings
Normal Hill, Individual, Men (Olympic) 9
Large Hill, Individual, Men (Olympic) 4

Olympic family relations