Volume 25, No. 1 March-April 2013

On the Cover: 

This poster by an unidentified artist promoted the 1949 Winter Carnival at Dartmouth College. The lithograph is owned by the Mason Beekley International Collection of Ski Art and Literature.


15 Where Are They Now?
Annemarie Moser-Proell, the Austrian “Sportswoman of the Century,” says her 62-win World Cup record was made to be broken. Plus: How Proell’s victory tally stacks up to Lindsey Vonn, and odds on Vonn’s post-injury comeback. by Edie Thys Morgan

18 Racing to 50
Since the 1962–1963 season, alpine ski racing has been the centerpiece of the resort culture and marketing at Vail, Colorado. by John Fry

26 Skiing’s Good Samaritans
As the National Ski Patrol celebrates its 75th anniversary, a look back at a classic December 1965 magazine article on the NSP. by John G. Hubbell


3 Readers Respond
Final salvo in the U.S. Hall of Fame debate; catching a ride with Othmar Schneider.

6 Commentary
How rockers pushed carving skis to the end of the rack.

9 Short Turns
U.S. Ski Team wins record golds at the FIS Alpine World Championships; Jean-Claude Killy on Ted Ligety’s triple-gold tally.

10 Snapshots in Time
America’s hottest après spots (1973); first million-dollar racer (1993); freeride arrives (1998).

13 Museum News
Barbara Alley donates skiwear to Utah’s Alf Engen Museum.

24 Collectibles
Canadian ski posters bring top prices at annual auction.

30 Media Reviews
Notable ski-history books and DVDs, from lost ski areas of the Adirondacks to the women of Vail.

34 Remembering
Percy Rideout, Jim Hayes, Gary Muxworthy and Kåre Andersen.

36 2012 ISHA Donors
Dedicated friends whose support helped to advance the ISHA mission last year.

38 Ski Humor
Cartoonist Bob Kennedy and his skiing superhero.

40 Last Run
Winchester supported the skiing men of the 10th Mountain Division.

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