Marvin Melville

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMarvin Alton•Melville
Used nameMarvin•Melville
Born15 February 1935 in Salt Lake City, Utah (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Marvin Melville competed for the University of Utah, winning NCAA titles in 1959 in both the slalom and combined. During his racing career, he often worked construction in the summers to earn money to compete in the winters. After retiring from competition, he served a tour in the Army, and then opened a ski school for young racers and helped coach the University of Utah ski team.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) USA Marvin Melville
Downhill, Men (Olympic) DQ
1960 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) USA Marvin Melville
Downhill, Men (Olympic) =22