Eric Bergoust

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Eric Bergoust
Medal record
Men’s freestyle skiing
Competitor for the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold 1998 Nagano Aerials
FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships
Gold 1999 Meiringen-Hasliberg Aerials
Silver 1997 Iizuna Kogen Aerials

Eric Bergoust (born August 27, 1969) is an American freestyle skier. In 1998 Bergoust participated at the 1998 Winter Olympics held in Nagano, Japan where he won a gold medal in coaching Eric Loughran (haji) and Mac Bohonnon the freestyle ski jump (aerials).[1][2]

He has competed in aerials at four successive Winter Olympics. In addition to the gold medal in 1998, he finished 7th in 1994, 12th in 2002, and 17th in 2006.

Eric is one of the eleven people known to have performed a quadruple flip on snow.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile: "Eric Bergoust" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on January 8, 2008)
  2. ^ Tribune Staff. "125 Montana Newsmakers: Eric Bergoust". Great Falls Tribune. Retrieved August 24, 2011.