Name: Phil Mahre
Sport: Alpine Skiing
Event(s): Downhill, Giant Slalom, Slalom
DOB: 5/10/1957
Birthplace: Yakima, Wash.
Hometown: Yakima, Wash.
High School: Naches High School (Naches, Wash.)
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (1976, 1980, 1984); two-time Olympic medalist (1 gold, 1 silver)
  • Innsbruck 1976, 5th (giant slalom)
  • Lake Placid 1980, silver (slalom)
  • Sarajevo 1984, gold (slalom)
Personal: One of nine children...Has a twin brother, Steve, who won the slalom silver medal at the Olympic Winter Games Sarajevo 1984...Skied competitively at age 8...Earned a spot on the 1976 U.S. Olympic Team at 18 years old...Was the first American in 16 years to medal in slalom with his silver-medal performance at the Lake Placid 1980 Games...Garnered 27 world cup victories throughout his career...Competed in endurance car racing following his competitive ski career, finishing the 24 Hours of Daytona races in 1988 and 1992...Ran the Mahre Training Center’s ski camps and corporate outings in Deer Valley, Utah...Father to three children.