Jimmy Cochran

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James Michael "Jimmy" Cochran (born May 29, 1981) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from the United States. He specialized in the technical events and his best World Cup finish was seventh in a Giant slalom in December 2005.

Born in Burlington, Vermont, Cochran is the son of Bob Cochran, one of the "Skiing Cochrans" family of Richmond, Vermont. He represented the U.S. in the Winter Olympics in 2006 and 2010 and the World Championships in 2005, 2007, and 2009.

Cochran's best Olympic finish was 12th in the slalom in 2006, and his best result at the world championships was tenth in the slalom at Val d'Isère in 2009. He won U.S. national titles in the giant slalom and slalom on successive days in 2004 at Alyeska in Alaska.[1][2]

After racing[edit]

Cochran retired from international competition after the 2012 season and became an assistant alpine ski coach at the University of Vermont in Burlington.[3] He raced for the Catamounts in 2003, after transferring from Middlebury College, then was named to the U.S. Ski Team.[4]

World Cup results[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
Slalom
Super G Downhill Combined
2005 23 108 42
2006 24 83 49 32
2007 25 89 31 45 48
2008 26 54 25 36
2009 27 102 37
2010 28 66 20
2011 29
2012 30 103 35

Race top tens[edit]

  • 5 top tens (3 SL, 2 GS)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2006 Dec 21, 2005 Kranjska Gora, Slovenia Giant slalom 7th
2008 Dec 16, 2007 Alta Badia, Italy Giant Slalom 10th
Dec 17, 2007 Slalom 8th
Jan 6, 2008    Adelboden, Switzerland Slalom 8th
2010 Dec 21, 2009 Alta Badia, Italy Slalom 9th

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jimmy Cochran takes national slalom title in Vermont podium sweep". Ski Racing. March 21, 2004. Archived from the original on January 3, 2014. Retrieved January 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Miller slips, Cochran wins U.S. alpine title". Sun Journal. Lewiston, ME. Associated Press. March 23, 2004. p. C3. 
  3. ^ Champagne, Lisa (September 12, 2012). "Jimmy Cochran joins UVM ski team as assistant coach". University of Vermont athletics. Retrieved January 2, 2014. 
  4. ^ Woodworth, Gordon (May 29, 2003). "Skiing: Jimmy Cochran named to US Ski Team". University of Vermont. university communications. Retrieved January 2, 2014. 

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