Mormons in Olympic history

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Olympics: 1948 Switzerland
Event: cross country and nordic combined
Medal: none

Engen was the captain of the U.S. Nordic ski team at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

While Corey Engen did not win any Olympic medals, he was the recipient of 22 gold medals in national competitions. He was inducted into the U.S. National Ski Hall of Fame in 1973.

With his brothers, Engen helped popularize skiing in Idaho and Utah. He taught skiing at Sun Valley in the 1950s and in 1961 helped develop and manage the Brundage Mountain Ski Resort in McCall, Idaho. He later taught skiing at Snowbasin and coached the Weber State ski team.
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Lehi, UT

What about Clarence Robison? He competed in the 1948 summer games.

Lehi, UT

You also forgot Paul Cummings - 1984 Summer Games in the 10,000 Meters.

Midway, UT

Andrew Bown of Midway Utah was a member of a 2002 USA four man bobsled team. He was also a University of Utah football player.

I Am A Runner
South Jordan, UT

Well the list did say that it wasn't all inclusive, so it did miss some people.


So where were all these arm-chair editors when the Deseret News was asking everyone to submit names of LDS Olympic athletes? That was the time to chime in. Every comment about an omission should begin: "I should have submitted this when you asked, but ..."

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