Eric Bergoust

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Eric Bergoust
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Born August 27, 1969 (1969-08-27) (age 46)
Missoula, Montana, U.S.

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 the freestyle ski jump (aerials).[1][2]

Bergoust was born in Missoula, Montana.[3] 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.

He is one of the five people known to have performed a quadruple flip on snow Frank Bare, Jr., Lloyd Langlois, Matt Chojnacki, Nicolas Fontaine.


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. 
  3. ^ "Eric Bergoust". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 29, 2015.