Jean-Pierre Vidal

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Birthday
24, 1977
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
24, 1977 (age 41)
Birthplace
France

About

Alpine skier who won Olympic gold in 2002 at Salt Lake City in the slalom; winner of several gold medals in the French Championships in the slalom and giant slalom.

Before Fame

When he was younger, he competed in downhill skiing, but a knee injury forced him to change events.

Trivia

He retired in 2006 after breaking his forearm while training.

Family Life

He grew up with his family in Savoie, France.

Associated With

Croatia's Janica Kostelic won 3 gold medals in alpine skiing in women's competition at the 2002 Olympics.