Karen Budge

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Karen Budge
Karen Budge 1968.jpg
Budge hospitalized with a dislocated shoulder in 1968, reading a Charlie Brown book by Charles M. Schulz
Personal information
Born (1949-11-14) November 14, 1949 (age 68)
Jackson, Wyoming, U.S.
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Sport Alpine skiing
Club Jackson Hole Ski Club

Karen Annette Budge (born November 14, 1949) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from the United States. She had three podium finishes and 30 top ten results in World Cup competitions between 1967 and 1972; overall her best result was 15th place in the 1969–70 season. At the 1972 Winter Olympics she placed 14th in the downhill and 23rd in the giant slalom events.[1]

Budge married Gordi Eaton, a former alpine ski racer and coach. They reside in Middlebury, Vermont. They co-own a restaurant in Lincoln, New Hampshire, in the White Mountains near Loon Mountain and Cannon Mountain ski areas.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Karen Budge. Sports-Reference.com
  2. ^ "About us". Gordi's Fish & Steak House. Retrieved December 21, 2012.

External links

  • Karen Budge at the International Ski Federation
  • FIS-ski.com – Karen Budge – World Cup season standings
  • Ski-db.com – results – Karen Budge
  • Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame – inducted 2012 – Karen Budge-Eaton
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