Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) NameJoel Gaspoz ClubMorgins
SportAlpine skiing Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Born25 September 1962 (age 53) (1962-09-25) Morgins, Valais, Switzerland
1984 Winter Olympics - Men's Giant Slalom Part 1
Joël Gaspoz (born 25 September 1962) is a Swiss former alpine skier. He competed in the slalom and giant slalom at the 1980, 1984 and 1988 Olympics with the best result of seventh place in the giant slalom in 1980. He came close to winning the gold in the giant slalom at the 1987 Alpine Skiing World Championships on home snow at Crans Montana, holding a clear lead in the second run before crashing out with three gates to go.
From 1979 to 1989, Gaspoz won one slalom and six giant slalom World Cup races. In the 1987 Alpine Skiing World Cup, he finished second in the Giant Slalom standings, behind his team-mate Pirmin Zurbriggen.