1998 Downhill Olympic Champion in Nagano
2nd Downhill World Cup season ranking 1997-1998
2nd Downhill World Cup 1997/98 – Beaver Creek (USA)
2nd Downhill World Cup 1997/98 – Wengen (SUI)
2nd Downhill World Cup 1993/94 – Chamonix-Les Houches (FRA)
3rd Downhill World Cup 1993/94 – Val Gardena (ITA)
3rd Downhill World Cup 1997/98 – Kitzbühel (AUT)
His words: “to be posted”
He ended his career prematurely in 1999 following an injury during the World Cup downhill in Val Gardena, Italy in 1999. He was one of four members of the “top guns” team trained and lead by Serge Guillaume of the French Ski Federation from 1987 to 1991, Luc Alphand, Franck Piccard and Denis Rey.
Jean-Luc Cretier is now a businessman and a consultant. He started a very unique company providing custom-made services for high end ski vacation worldwide.