Léo Lacroix

Léo Lacroix (* 26. November 1937 in Bois d'Amont) is a former French ski running runner.

He celebrated the largest success of its career with the olympic winter plays 1964 in Innsbruck, when he won the silver medal in the departure behind Austrian Egon Carpenter. Two years later it could confirm this achievement with the alpine ski world championship 1966 with two second places in the departure and in the alpine combination.

Lacroix terminated 1967 its career as an achievement sportsman. In the year after it was invited to the olympic winter plays 1968 into Grenoble, in order to speak the olympic oath. After its career as ski runners Lacroix developed itself a just as successful career as an owner of a ski factory.


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