Jeffrey Paul "Jeff" Hastings (born June 25, 1959, in Mountain Home, Idaho) was an American ski jumper who competed in the Olympic Winter Games in Sarajevo in 1984. He is a longtime ski-jumping analyst for televised coverage of Winter Olympics competitions.
Jeff Hastings is a graduate of Williams College (1980) and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College (1990).
When competing at the 1984 Olympic Winter Games, Jeff finished fourth on the large hill, placing just behind Pavel Ploc of Czechoslovakia, 2/10ths of a point out of the medals. This was the best American finish in ski jumping since the 1920s. Jeff finished fourth overall on the World Cup circuit in 1984, was US national champion 4 times, and won a World Cup in Lake Placid on the large hill in 1983.
Since retiring from competition in 1985, Hastings has served as a television ski-jumping analyst for several Winter Olympics games, from Calgary '88 to Vancouver 2010.
Jeff Hastings is currently the President of PRO-CUT International, an automotive specialty product supply company located in West Lebanon, New Hampshire.
He lives near Hanover, New Hampshire with his wife and three children. Jeff's younger brother Chris