Steve Mahre

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Steve Mahre
— Alpine skier —
Disciplines Downhill, Super G,
Giant Slalom, Slalom,
Combined
Club White Pass
Born (1957-05-10) May 10, 1957 (age 57)
Yakima, Washington, U.S.
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
World Cup debut January 27, 1976 (age 18)
Retired March 1984 (age 26)
Website mahretrainingcenter.com
Olympics
Teams 3 – (1976, 1980, 1984)
Medals 1 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams 4 – (197682)
includes two Olympics
Medals 1 (1 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 9 – (1976-84)
Wins 9 – (2 GS 6 SL, 1 K)
Podiums 21 – (3 GS 14 SL, 4 K)
Overall titles 0 – (3rd in 1982)
Discipline titles 0 – (3rd in SL, 1981, '82)

Steven Irving "Steve" Mahre (born May 10, 1957, in Yakima, Washington) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer and younger twin brother (by four minutes) of ski racer Phil Mahre.

Mahre won the silver medal in slalom at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, 0.21 seconds behind his more celebrated brother. He won the gold medal in giant slalom at the 1982 World Championships in Schladming, Austria. His best finish in the overall standings was third in 1982 and fourth in 1981 (brother Phil was the overall World Cup champion in 1981, 1982, and 1983).

After nine seasons, the Mahre twins retired from the World Cup circuit following the 1984 season. Steve finished his career with 9 World Cup victories and 21 podiums.

The book No Hill Too Fast, written by the Mahre brothers, was published in 1985.

World Cup results[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Season Age Overall  Slalom  Giant
 Slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
1976 18 27 8 13 not
run
1977 19 43 14
1978 20 23 9
1979 21 10 13 22
1980 22 12 11 14 8
1981 23 4 3 11 5
1982 24 3 3 7 7
1983 25 12 4 27 not
awarded
13
1984 26 47 22 30

Race victories[edit]

  • 9 wins: 2 GS, 6 SL, 1 K
  • 21 podiums: 3 GS 14 SL, 4 K
Season Date Location Race
1978 4 Mar 1978 United States Stratton Mountain, VT, USA Slalom
1981 11 Jan 1981 West Germany Garmisch, West Germany Slalom
1982 14 Dec 1981 Italy Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy Slalom
14 Feb 1982 West Germany Garmisch, West Germany Slalom
Combined
Austria 1982 World Championships
13 Mar 1982 Czechoslovakia Jasná, Czechoslovakia Giant Slalom
17 Mar 1982 Austria Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria Giant Slalom
1983 4 Jan 1983  Switzerland  Parpan, Switzerland Slalom
6 Feb 1983 Austria St. Anton, Austria Slalom

World championship results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 Slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
1976 18 13 not run
1978 20 8 16
1980 22 DNF1 15
1982 24 DNF1 1

From 1948 through 1980, the Winter Olympics were also the World Championships for alpine skiing.

Olympic results Olympic rings with white rims.svg[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 Slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
1976 18 13 not run not run
1980 22 DNF1 15
1984 26 2 17

References[edit]

Mahre, Phil and Steve; John Fry (1985). No Hill Too Fast. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 0-671-55706-8. 

External links[edit]