Rick Chaffee

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Rick Chaffee
— Alpine skier —
Disciplines Slalom, Giant Slalom
Club University of Denver
Born (1945-01-10) January 10, 1945 (age 70)
Rutland, Vermont, U.S.
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
World Cup debut March 1967 (age 22)
Retired March 1972 (age 27)
Olympics
Teams 2 - (1968, 1972)
Medals 0
World Championships
Teams 3 - (1968, 1970, 1972)
(includes two Olympics)
Medals 0
World Cup
Seasons 5 - (196872)
Wins 0
Podiums 3 - (3 SL)
Overall titles 0 - (14th in 1968)
Discipline titles 0 - (7th in SL, 1968)

Frederick Stoddard "Rick" Chaffee II (born January 10, 1945) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from the United States. He competed in the Winter Olympics in 1968 and 1972. Chaffee finished ninth in the slalom in 1968 to join teammates Spider Sabich and Jimmie Heuga in the top ten.

Born in Rutland, Vermont, Chaffee raced for the University of Denver and won individual and team NCAA titles.[1] He is the brother of Suzy Chaffee.

World Cup results[edit]

Race podiums[edit]

  • 3 podiums - (3 SL)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
1968 29 Mar 1968 Canada Rossland, Canada Slalom 3rd
7 Apr 1968 United States Heavenly Valley, USA Slalom 3rd
1970 6 Mar 1970 United States Heavenly Valley, USA Slalom 2nd

Season standings[edit]

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
Slalom
Super G Downhill Combined
1967 22 42 22 not
run
not
awarded
1968 23 14 7 18
1969 24 22 13 23
1970 25 24 10 27
1971 26 21 10 21
1972 27

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Denver University takes ski event". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Associated Press. March 29, 1965. p. 15. 

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