|— Alpine skier —|
December 22, 1951 |
Council, Idaho, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 0 in (1.52 m)|
|World Cup debut||April 1968 (age 16)|
|Retired||March 1974 (age 22)|
|Teams||1 – (1972)|
|Teams||1 – (1972),
|Seasons||5 – (1970–74)|
|Podiums||0 (10 top tens)|
|Overall titles||0 – (24th in 1972)|
|Discipline titles||0 – (14th in SL, 1972)|
Born in Council, Idaho, she competed on the World Cup circuit in the early 1970s, and finished eighth in the slalom at the 1972 Winter Olympics. She had ten top ten finishes in World Cup slaloms; the first came at age 16 in April 1968 at Heavenly Valley, California.
She married Dean Hovdey in the 1970s and they founded a sporting goods store in McCall which they continue to own and operate.
World Cup results
Points were only awarded for top ten finishes (see scoring system).
Race top tens
- 10 top tens - (all in slalom)
|1968||6 Apr 1968||Heavenly Valley, USA||Slalom||10th|
|1970||3 Jan 1970||Oberstaufen, West Germany||Slalom||7th|
|2 Feb 1970||Abetone, Italy||Slalom||9th|
|1971||16 Dec 1970||Val-d'Isère, France||Slalom||8th|
|9 Jan 1971||Oberstaufen, West Germany||Slalom||5th|
|14 Jan 1971||Grindelwald, Switzerland||Slalom||10th|
|24 Feb 1971||Heavenly Valley, USA||Slalom||10th|
|1972||13 Jan 1972||Bad Gastein, Austria||Slalom||7th|
|19 Jan 1972||Grindelwald, Switzerland||Slalom||9th|
|3 Mar 1972||Heavenly Valley, USA||Slalom||5th|
Olympic results 
|1972||20||8||—||not run||—||not run|
- Strauss, Michael (March 15, 1970). "Palmer and Miss Boydstun take titles in National Skiing Championships". New York Times. p. 198.
- "National alpine ski titles to Palmer, Patty Boydstun". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. p. 3, sports.
- "Hometown Hills: Little Ski Hill". Idaho Public Television. Retrieved December 10, 2014.
- Seeds, George. "The History of Brundage Mountain Resort" (PDF). McCall. (Winter/Spring 2007). pp. 90–101. Retrieved December 10, 2014.
- "About Us". (McCall, Idaho): Home Town Sports. Retrieved December 10, 2014.
- Patty Boydstun at the International Ski Federation
- FIS-ski.com – World Cup season standings – Patty Boydstun
- "Patty Boydstun". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
- Ski-db.com – results – Patty Bodstun
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