Bill Johnson
 


 

Age: 55



Summary:
Olympic alpine skier who became the first American to capture the Olympic downhill title in 1984, but who lived life on the edge with a swagger and a rebellious attitude that instantly made him a favorite among fans.




Cause of Death: Complications from a series of strokes due to brain damage suffered in a 2001 skiing accident



Born: March 30, 1960


 
Died: January 21, 2016



Location:
Gresham, Oregon