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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 →

Trivia Week 19

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

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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