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Eddie Eagan

Eddie Eagan

Edward "Eddie" Patrick Francis Eagan was an American sportsman who is notable as being the only person to win a gold medal at both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games in different events. Gillis Grafström won gold in both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games but it was in the same event. That is because in 1920, prior to the Winter Olympics, figure skating was part of the Summer Olympics. Eagan won his summer gold in boxing and his winter gold in four-man bobsled. Finally, Eagan is one of the few athletes who have competed in both the Summer and Winter Olympic games. ... more on Wikipedia

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