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Terry Palmer

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameTerry Joseph•Palmer
Used nameTerry•Palmer
Born20 February 1952 in Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA)
Measurements175 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsBear Valley Ski Club, Bear Valley, Alpine County, California (USA)
NOC United States


Terry Palmer had one year on the World Cup circuit, 1971-72, posting one top 10 placement, and then skied on the pro ski tour in the 1970s. He later became a ski instructor and coach. Palmer settled near Sun Valley, Idaho, working in real estate with McCann-Daech-Fenton. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Ketchum/Sun Valley Historical Society Heritage and Ski Museum and as a board member of the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation. His brother, Tyler, also competed with him at the 1972 Winter Olympics and on the pro ski tour. A trail at Waterville Valley, New Hampshire is named in his honor, Terry’s Trail.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) USA Terry Palmer
Slalom, Men (Olympic) 16

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