Volume 22, No. 1 March 2010

On the Cover: 

Wintersports Mit Der Eisenbahn (Winter Sports by Railway), origin unknown; hand-pulled lithograph from Switzerland. This image was provided by the Mammoth Ski Museum in California (


8 Chalet Cochand
Part Two in the life and times of the legendary Emile Cochand. By Chas Maclean Cochand

22 Dr. Snow
James Bond, the world's most famous fictional espionage agent, could schuss with style and skill. By Jay Cowan

26 The Skating Revolution
Few sports have changed as rapidly and dramatically as did cross-country skiiing in the 1980s. by Bengt Erik Bengtsson

33 The Building Boom
The evolution of ski-resort architecture, from rustic log cabins to pedestrian villages and deluxe four-season resorts. by Margaret Supplee Smith


3 Readers Respond
Women ski jumpers, ski-movie memorabilia, 1960 Squaw Valley Olympics. 

7 Snapshots in Time
Snowmeisters (1995), stretch pants (1960), and unstrung female racers (1950).

14 Where Are They Now?
Racer Jim Gaddis rebounded after Winter Olympics rejection. By Doug Pfeiffer

16 Skier's Bookshelf
Ski art and the story behind teh Squaw Valley Winter Games. By Mort Lund

18 Historic Ski Lodges
Since 1947, the Rustler Lodge has embodied the soul of the Alta ski experience, by Jackson Hogen

32 Report from Ishpeming
Details of the 2009 U.S. Hall of Fame induction ceremony. By Tom West

40 Remembering
Farewell to Jimmie Heuga, Bill Levitt, Charlie Meyers, and icons of the sport. 

44 2009 ISHA Donors
Generous gifts to preserve skiiing history and awareness of the sport's heritage.

46 Chairman's Letter
The upgraded ISHA Website is the world's most comprehensive ski-history resource. By Barry Stone

47 Museum News
Antique ski races in Vermont and other news from ISHA's museum partners.

48 Long Thongs
Acrophobia strikes on Ajax Mountain. By Martie Sterling

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