Winner of the British Amateur Heavyweight title in 1923 and 1924 Olympic Games Boxing (light heavyweight) Gold Medal.
Born in Denver and schooled in Longmont, he also studied at the University of Denver before studying for his Bachelor’s degree at Yale University where he was captain of the school’s first boxing team.
Eagan attended Harvard Law School and also received his jurisprudence from Oxford where he was a Rhodes Scholar.
Eagan is the only athlete to win gold medals in both the Summer (Antwerp, Belgium-boxing) and Winter (Lake Placid-bobsledding) Olympic Games.
The only athlete to win gold medals in both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games.