Jeret Peterson
Sport: Freestyle Skiing
Birthdate: December 12, 1981
Birthplace: Boise, ID
Hometown: Boise, ID
Residence: Park City, UT
Ht: / Wt: 5'9" / 165 lbs
Olympics: 2006, 2002
Event: Men's Aerials
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Getting to know: Jeret Peterson

The high-flying practitioner of the quintuple-twisting triple flip known as the "Hurricane," Jeret "Speedy" Peterson is an adrenaline junkie who has suffered a number of gruesome injuries due to his misadventures on skis... The Idaho native says he has two speeds - stop and go - alternating between relaxing with a quiet activity like fly fishing and seeking the next dangerous challenge.


DateEvent RankResults
Mon, Feb 22 - 6:00pAerials -- Qualification 2247.21
Thu, Feb 25 - 6:00pAerials -- FinalMedal Silver2247.21

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    Who am I?

    As the pilot for the USA-1 bobsled, I broke a 62-year gold medal drought when my sled, the 'Night Train" won the Olympic title at the 2010 Vancouver Games. A degenerative eye condition nearly caused me to quit my sport in 2008, but corrective surgery restored my vision to 20-20.

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