Dave Irwin

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Birthday
12, 1954
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
12, 1954 (age 64)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Former alpine skier who competed in the 1976 Winter Olympics in Austria and the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid and won the 1975 World Cup downhill event.

Before Fame

He learned to ski when he was only 3 years old.

Trivia

He was in a coma for three days in 2001 due to a skiing accident; when he recovered, he started the Dave Irwin Foundation for Brain Injury.

Family Life

His father owned a ski resort in Ontario, Canada.

Associated With

Hockey player Glenn Anderson also competed for Canada in the 1980 Olympics.