Tamami Tanaka

Tamami Tanaka

biathlon (Japan) 2002 Salt Lake City “It is not usual with Chinese and one Japanese ladies among the four best competitors in biathlon, but today [22 Feb 2002] Tamami Tanaka followed as fourth. Unfortunately her only miss was her final shot.” Source:...
Sabine Ruckauer

Sabine Ruckauer

Women’s Ice Hockey Germany 2002 Salt Lake City Sister to Stephanie Wartosch Sabine Ruckauer of the Waiblingen Branch, Stuttgart Germany Stake, is a defender on the German National ice hockey team. Her team in Germany won four consecutive national ice hockey...
Joe Pack

Joe Pack

ski jump (USA) silver 2002 Salt Lake City Joe Pack is an American freestyle skier and Olympic medalist. He received a silver medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, in aerials.  Joe is a Latter-day...
Gea Johnson

Gea Johnson

Olympics: 2002 Salt Lake City Event: Bobsled Medal: none Gea Johnson, left, was part of the first-ever women’s Olympic bobsleigh competition at Utah’s Olympic Park in February 2002. Leading up to competition day, Johnson suffered a hamstring injury that...
Werner Hoeger and Chris Hoeger

Werner Hoeger and Chris Hoeger

luge (Venezuela) 2002 Salt Lake City Boise’s father-son team is a first for Winter Games.   Between the two of them, Latter-day Saint father and son Werner and Chris have set a few Olympic records. For one, Werner was the oldest male competitor at the 2002 Salt...
Dinah Browne

Dinah Browne

luge (US Virgin Islands) 2002 Salt Lake City The first black female Olympian to compete in the luge. “I thought: ‘Wow, I never planned this!'” said Dinah, a 32-year-old English...

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