Author Archives: Greg Morrill

Trivia 2017 Week 17

Who is known as “Stowe’s own ski filmmaker”?

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Tamara McKinney

This past weekend Mikaela Shiffrin became the third American woman to win the overall FIS World Cup. Much has been made of Mikaela’s youth since she just turned 22 last week. However the first American woman to win the overall … Continue reading

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Trivia 2017 Week 16

Mikaela Shiffrin has an excellent chance to become the third American woman to win the overall World Cup. Of course Lindsey Vonn is one of the other two. What other American woman won the overall World Cup?

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Alf Engen

Alf Engen – The Old Man Of The Mountain – Powder segment from Howie Arnstad on Vimeo. “I have always loved skiing and never had a bad day. Some may not have been as good as others, but nonetheless, I … Continue reading

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Trivia 2017 Week 15

Who is known as “The Father of Powder Skiing”?

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Grant Reynolds

How many seasons have you been skiing? Grant Reynolds is celebrating his seventy eighth consecutive ski season making him a true RetroSkier! Grant’s skiing started as a child on Christmas day 1938 in Saint Albans. By the time he was … Continue reading

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Trivia 2017 Week 14

Who is the greatest American male alpine ski racer of all time? And who is the greatest American female?

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Hermann Goellner

Stein Eriksen was the first to popularize doing a flip on skis. Wherever Stein was the Director of Skiing, part of his contract was a weekly event for people to see him perform his flip. However Stein never advanced his … Continue reading

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Trivia 2017 Week 13

What is a Moebius Flip and who was the first to perform it?

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Gelandesprung

What is a gelandesprung? Both Nancy Twitty and Willie White had the correct answer. It is a jump initiated by using your ski poles, usually off some natural terrain feature. In fact I’ve always heard that gelandesprung was German for … Continue reading

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