Vonetta Flowers was the first African American to win gold in the Winter Olympics when she teamed with Jill Bakken to win the two-woman bobsled event at the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City. Shani Davis was the first African American to win gold in a Winter Olympics individual event when he won the 1,000 meter speed skating event at the 2006 Winter Games in Turin.
Ice Skater Debbie Thomas was the first African American to win a medal at a Winter Olympics, winning the bronze medal in ladies figure skating at the 1988 winter Olympics. She is now an orthopedic surgeon..
the first winter Olympics were held on 1924 the first winter Olympics were in 1924 in chamonix,France
The first winter Olympics started in 1924.
Ski jumping has been an Olympic event since the first Winter Olympics in Chamonix in 1924. The winner of the first Olympic Gold Medal for ski jumping was Jacob Thams of Norway.
The 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver is the first Olympics American luger Megan Sweeney has participated in.
The first winter Olympics took plaace in 1924.
The First winter Olympics was in Chamonix,France in 1924.
Simon Ammann was the first gold medal winner of the 2010 Olympics.
Vonetta Flowers (2002 Olympic Bobsled Champion) was the 1st African-American to Win a Gold Medal in the Winter Olympics
the first winter Olympics were in Chamonix France.