RetroSki 2019-2020

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April 2013

Spring Skiing

Spring skiing triggers memories from springs past.  This week I’d like to share one that has no particular historical value, but provides a personal example.  Hopefully it will trigger some spring memories for you as well. The first ski season… Continue Reading →

Trivia 2013 Week 18

In what year was the Nosedive at Stowe changed from the infamous seven turns to just three turns?

Frank Springer-Miller

It sounds like a familiar story: a former WWI Austrian military officer who fled the Nazis and came to live in Stowe. Frank Springer-Miller arrived in New York City in the 1920s and got a job as a graphics artist… Continue Reading →

Trivia 2013 Week 17

Who designed the Mount Mansfield Ski Club logo?

More Squaw Valley Olympic Memories

Last week I shared some of my memories of the 1960 Squaw Valley Olympics.  This week I’ll cover some of the aspects of those Olympics that made them significant beyond just my memories. Squaw Valley was a long shot at… Continue Reading →

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