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800 Oak St. Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Armstrong, Deb

Date of Birth: December 6th, 1963

City/State of Birth: Salem, Oregon, USA

Olympics and Events Attended:
1984 Olympics, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Yugoslavia) – Women’s Downhill Alpine Skiing
1984 Olympics, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Yugoslavia) – Women’s Giant Slalom Alpine Skiing,
1988 Olympics, Calgary, Canada – Women’s Super G Alpine Skiing
1988 Olympics, Calgary, Canada – Women’s Giant Slalom Alpine Skiing
Brief Biography: Debbie Armstrong grew up skiing near Seattle, at Alpental on Snoqualmie Pass, where she also played soccer and basketball in high school. She was named to the US National team in 1981, and placed third in a World Cup Super G a few weeks before the 1984 Winter Olympics.

Brief Biography:
Her career highlight was becoming an Olympic Gold medalist for winning the giant slalom in the 1984 Olympics. Armstrong placed in the top 10 eighteen times in World Cup races. Upon her retirement in 1988, Armstrong pursued her degree in history at the University of New Mexico, devoted time to humanitarian causes, laid the foundation in furthering her career in the ski industry in which she loves.

She served six years at the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club as the Alpine Competitive Director and is currently the Head U10 Alpine Skiing Coach.
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Tribal Lands Acknowledgement
The Board and Staff of the Tread of Pioneers Museum respectfully acknowledge the Ute people, the original inhabitants of Northwest Colorado, and other Indigenous Nations of this area where we now reside. We recognize that the establishment of this region impacted the lifeways of Native peoples and their communities. In accepting this, we are called to utilize this educational institution to teach stewardship of the land and continuing commitment to the inclusion and respect of these Nations and their traditional values for their homelands.