Monthly Archives: April 2012

Jill Kinmont Boothe

She was a promising young U.S. ski racer.  In 1954 at the age of 18 she won the United States Junior and Senior Slalom titles.  She was a bright hope for the U.S. looking forward to the 1956 Olympics. She … Continue reading

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Trivia Week 19

Who is the ski racer whose story was captured in the movie “The Other Side of the Mountain”?

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Roland Palmedo

Earlier this season Stowe ski instructor Josey Furrer loaned me a copy of an article from the 1935 issue of the American Ski Annual. The article was simply titled An F.I.S. Story and was written by Roland Palmedo. Roland Palmedo … Continue reading

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