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Mr James L. EASTON

Mr James L. EASTON

Entry in the IOC 1994
Country USA (United States of America)
Born 26 July 1935, CALIFORNIA
Graduate of the UCLA School of Engineering (USA)

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of the leading archery equipment company, Jas. D. Easton, Inc., owner of Easton Technical Products and Hoyt Archery; past owner and Chairman of Easton Sports, Inc.

Sports practised
Archery, track and field, basketball, handball, tennis, golf, skiing

Sports administration
President of the Fédération Internationale de Tir à l’Arc (FITA) (1989-2005); Archery Commissioner and Mayor of the Athletes’ Village at UCLA during the Games of the XXIII Olympiad in Los Angeles in 1984; producer of the FITA technical film at eight different Olympics; organiser of the World Outdoor Target Archery Championships in Long Beach, California in 1983; member of the Board of the National Archery Association Foundation; Board member of the LA84 Foundation and member of the US Olympic Committee

IOC History
Vice-President of the IOC (2002-2006); member as IF representative of the Sport and Environment Commission (1996-1999); member of the following Commissions: Press (1995-1996), Eligibility (1996), Marketing (1998-1999, 2000-), Finance (1999-2000), Nominations (2000-), "IOC 2000" Reform Follow-up (2002), 2009 Congress (2006-2009), Sport for All (2010-); member of the Remuneration Working Group (2003-2006); member of the Olympic Order Group (2002-2006)