Volume 23. No. 1 January 2011

On the Cover: 

This poster by Bernard Villemot (Sports D’Hiver, or Winter Sports) was produced to promote skiing in the French Alps, probably in the early 1970s. Villemot (1911–1989) was a French graphic artist who designed iconic advertising posters and images for such clients as Air France, Orangina, Perrier and the Red Cross. The poster is available online at or by calling (800) 332-6323. Price: $19.95.


18 Dynamic Design
Since 1911, the posters for the annual Dartmouth Winter Carnival have captured the art of winter sport, while captivating collectors.

24 Complete Ski Champion
Norway’s Birger Ruud won Olympic gold medals and FIS world championships in ski jumping and alpine racing. His winning record has never been equaled. by Morten Lund

28 M odern Ski T echnique
Georges Joubert taught skiers how to use the moves of world-class alpine racers. by Ron LeMaster


4 Readers Respond
Camp Hale biathlon team and a Hart Javelin monoski.

5 Short Turns
End of an era at Squaw Valley, Hall of Fame inductions, a Hahnenkamm reunion, and papal approval for skiing.

13 Resorts: Then & Now
New owners hope to restore the former glory of Waterville Valley in New Hampshire.

15 Historic Lodging
The story of Stowehof, an Austrian-inspired inn and former corporate retreat in the Green Mountains of Vermont.

30 Collectibles
Expert tips on buying, selling and trading ski pins.

32 Where Are They Now?
Carl Ettlinger has spent decades studying ski injuries… and explaining how to avoid them.

34 Tribute
ISHA supporter Dick Goetzman left a generous legacy that saved the U.S. Ski Hall of Fame.

36 Remembering
Rigo Thurmer, Merrill Ford, Bud Greenspan, Ruth Brown and Peter Greene.

38 Skier’s Bookshelf
The Killington story and classic big-mountain descents.

40 Last Run
The New York Times is going downhill fast. Reprinted from SKI magazine (Holiday 1968).

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