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Sepp Kober, southeast U.S. ski pioneer

Sepp Kober
Passing Date: August 3, 2010

Sepp Kober, who built Southeastern skiing from the ground up and was a 2010 U.S. Ski Hall of Fame inductee, died August 3, 2010, at Bath Community Hospital in Hot Springs, Virginia. He was 88. Born outside of Igls, Austria, near Innsbruck, Kober had already established himself as an Austrian...

Dick Reuter, Kirkwood’s original mountain manager

Dick Reuter
Passing Date: July 4, 2010

Dick Reuter, Kirkwood’s original mountain manager, died July 4, at Kirkwood, at age 88. A World War II veteran, Reuter worked with Monty Atwater on avalanche control at Squaw Valley in the years leading up to the 1960 Olympics. He became Squaw’s mountain manager in the late ‘60s, then moved his...

Dick Reuter, Kirkwood’s original mountain manager

Dick Reuter
Passing Date: July 4, 2010

Dick Reuter, Kirkwood’s original mountain manager, died July 4, 2009, at Kirkwood, at age 88. A World War II veteran, Reuter worked with Monty Atwater on avalanche control at Squaw Valley in the years leading up to the 1960 Olympics. He became Squaw’s mountain manager in the late ‘60s, then moved...

Kirkwood,Calif.lost two founders this summer

Bud Klien
Passing Date: May 5, 2010

Kirkwood, Calif.lost two founders this summer. Bud Klein, 83, died May 5 inStockton, Calif. Klein was a football and baseball star at University of the Pacific and Stanford. In 1950, because his father had had a heart attack, Klein declined a minor-league berth with a Boston Red Sox farm team and...

Jimmie Heuga, Olympic slalom medalist, MS healing pioneer

Jimmie Heuga
Passing Date: February 8, 2010

In 1949, the 1937 World Alpine Champion Emile Allais arrived at the newly-opened Squaw Valley to be ski school director. Allais spoke little English, and was happy to relax with another Frenchman on site, the lift operator Pascal Heuga. Heuga had a six-year-old son in tow. Little Jimmie followed...

Toni Sailer, Olympic and World Champion

Toni Sailer
Passing Date: August 24, 2009

Olympic and World Champion Toni Sailer, By Patrick Lang The bad news was expected, but not so soon. Austrian skiing legend Anton “Toni” Engelbert Sailer of Kitzbühel, the first competitor to win all three alpine ski events in a single Olympics, died on Monday, Aug. 24, 2009 in Innsbruck, after a...

Andrea Mead Lawrence, Olympic gold medalist

Andrea Mead Lawrence
Passing Date: March 30, 2009

MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. (April 2, 2009) - One of America's greatest Olympic champions, Andrea Mead Lawrence, passed away  at her home near Mammoth Mountain, Calif. at the age of 76. A three-time Olympian, she played a pivotal role in establishing the United States as an alpine power against the...

Wolfgang Lert, Writer, Filmaker, Skiwear Importer

Wolfie Lert
Passing Date: February 13, 2009

  Wolfgang Lert, 91, died peacefully at his home in San Francisco on Feb. 13, 2009. After racing for UCLA, Wolfie became the university's first ski coach and made some early Southern California ski films. During WWII he worked in the Office of War Information, and afterwards was editor of Western...

Stu Campbell, author, skier, instructor

Stuart Duncan Campbell
Passing Date: December 4, 2008

Stuart Duncan Campbell(From the Vermont Ski Museum) Author, skier, Vermont native, Stu Campbell, passed away December 4, 2008, at his home in Stowe after a 20 year battle with cancer. He was 65. Known throughout the skiing world, Campbell fashioned a career from his own understated elegance, both...

Otto Werlin, Loveland Ski Area

Otto Werlin
Passing Date: November 25, 2008

  Otto Werlin, 82, retired general manager of Loveland Ski Areas, died November 25, 2008.  Werlin was born in Denver in 1926 to his recently immigrated German parents. An East High school and Regis graduate, he served in the US Army in the Occupation Forces in Germany. It was there that his German...

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