Volume 30, No. 6 November-December 2018

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Highlands Bowl: Aspen Colorado by Travis Andersen. Andersen is an artist and photographer from Bozeman, Montana (travis Poster for sale at Vintage Ski World (


14 Powering the Turn
Part 2: The rise of “national” turn techniques and the subsequent development of split rotation, leg rotation, “anticipation” and pure carving. BY RON LEMASTER

17 Where Are They Now?
Jeff Hastings, America’s best Olympic ski jumper, is a champion for the sport. BY EDITH THYS MORGAN 

20 The Slim Look 
Before Bogner’s stretch pants, streamlined ski- wear was already in vogue. In the vanguard was skiing tailor Irving Margolese. BY JOHN FRY

24 The Man on the White Charger 
In January 1968, Skiing Magazine ran this classic profile of Ed Scott, founder of Scott USA. BY JOHN JEROME

Features Vo. 30 Issue 6

4 Readers Respond
National Ski Patrol historian corrects the mysteries of history; three-ring showdown over the greatest snow on Earth; deep dive into the Northland archives.

6 Commentary
The impact of soaring season pass sales on ski and snowboard participation rates in the United States. BY JOHN FRY

9 Short Turns
In Calgary, an Olympic rejection redux; Tomm Murstad and the world’s first ski school for kids. Plus: Snapshots in Time, the ski art of Achille Beltrame.

28 What’s in a Name?
The history of Suicide Six in Vermont is intimately linked to the origin of lift-served skiing in the United States. BY BOB SODEN

30 Museum News
Elan opens a new museum near its factory in Slovenia.

34 Remembering
Farewell to ski pioneers Joachim Rønneberg, Gérard Rubaud, Karl Plattner, Steve Crisafulli, Chummy Broomhall and George Maynard.

37 News from ISHA
Tickets now on sale for the ISHA Awards banquet in Park City in April 2019.

Vol. 30 Issue 6
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