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Tomorrow the World

Vail’s purchase of Whistler/Blackcomb is historic: it makes the company twice as large, financially, as the number two ski resort operator. Vail is now poised to leap oceans. By Seth Masia When, in...

ISHA Marks 25th Anniversary

Mason Beekley’s lifelong passion led to the founding of ISHA during the winter of 1990–91. Skiing History Week 2017 will mark the 25th annual awards banquet. By Seth Masia Mason Beekley’s great...

A Short, Colorful History of Ski Boots

Early boot design was dictated by binding design. The modern era introduced new materials, fit and height that led to a revolution in alpine technique. BY SETH MASIA In the beginning, Norwegian...
Nick Paumgarten Sr on race course

Featured Member: Nick Paumgarten Sr

A Family Matter Nick Paumgarten, whose father and uncle skied in the Winter Olympics, has been a passionate ISHA supporter since 2004. Nick Paumgarten Sr. joined ISHA in 2004 and has been a...
Winter Park Ski Train

Amtrak revives Winter Park ski train

Last March, in celebration of Winter Park’s 75th anniversary, the resort revived the Denver ski train as a one-weekend experiment with Amtrak (see the March-April 2015 issue of Skiing History, page 7...

Featured Member: Paul Mathews

Many ISHA members have led adventurous lives on snow, but no one has skied and hiked more mountains than Paul Mathews, founder of the Ecosign resort-planning firm in Whistler, British Columbia. Since...

Wild Ride

For a dozen years, Denver billionaire and Hollywood heavyweight Marvin Davis owned the Aspen Skiing Company, to the dismay of many locals. By Jay Cowan Some said that no one in Aspen had entertained...

Craftsbury Outdoor Center

In northern Vermont, a “crazy idea” has become a world-class, award-winning cross-country and outdoor center. By Peggy Shinn In February 2014, as the Olympic torch was lit in Sochi, Russia, the...

Featured ISHA Member: George Hovland

George Hovland Celebrates 90 Years George is still still skiing in NASTAR races and still crackles with wit and good humor. We recently checked in with George (and his tolerant wife, Jane). Hovland...

Jean Vuarnet

His Olympic gold was only the beginning. The triumphant, sometimes tumultuous professional and personal life of the 1960 Olympic downhill gold medalist, technique analyst, resort developer, and...

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