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LDS Olympians Who've Competed in the Winter Games

by | Feb. 09, 2018

Mormon Life


2002 Salt Lake City

Dinah Browne: US Virgin Islands, Luge (28th). She was the first black woman to compete in the luge. 

Werner Hoeger: Venezuela, Luge (40th). Father of fellow teammate, Christ Heoger. 

Chris Hoeger: Venezuela, Luge (31st) Son of fellow teammate, Werner Hoeger. 

Gea Johnso: USA, Bobsled (5th). This was the first year women could compete in Bobsled. 

Joe Pack: USA, Freestyle Skiing (Silver). The event took place in Park City—Pack's hometown.

Sabine Ruckauer: Germany, Women’s Ice Hockey (6th). Her German team won the national ice hockey title for four consecutive years. 

Tamami Tanaka: Japan, Biathlon 7.5km sprint (29th), 10km pursuit (23rd), 15km (45th), 4x7.5km relay (14th)

Bill Schuffenhaue: USA, Men’s Four Bobsled (Silver). His medal helped end a 46-year gap in US medals in Bobsled.

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