Franck Piccard

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Olympic medal record
Men's alpine skiing
Competitor for  France
Gold 1988 Calgary Super-G
Silver 1992 Albertville Downhill
Bronze 1988 Calgary Downhill

Franck Piccard (born September 17, 1965) is a French former Alpine skier.

A native of Les Saisies, Piccard won a total of four Alpine skiing World Cup races. At the 1988 Olympics in Calgary he won a gold medal in the Super-G competition and a bronze medal in the downhill. At the 1992 Olympics in Albertville he won a silver medal in the downhill.

His father gave him the name Franck in tribute to Frank Sinatra.[1]Piccard's siblings Leila Piccard, Ian Piccard and Jeff Piccard also competed as alpine skiers,[1] as does his daughter Lucie.[2] Another brother, Ted Piccard, has competed in both alpine skiing and skiercross.[3]

World Cup victories[edit]

Date Location Race
13 March 1988 United States Beaver Creek Super-G
11 January 1990 Austria Schladming Downhill
2 December 1990 France Valloire Super-G
30 October 1993 Austria Sölden Giant slalom

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nagano Olympics - Athlete profile: Leila Piccard". CNN/SI. 3 February 1998. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Russian Golenkova Takes Downhill Gold". 2013 Winter Universiade. 13 December 2013. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  3. ^ Keillor, Lynn (21 January 2010). "Ted Piccard Battles Health, Heritage". ESPN. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 

Sports Reference FIS-ski biography for Franck Piccard