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Title Utah Ski Archives Newsletter: 2005 (Autumn), no. 24
Creator Friends of the Utah Ski Archives
Subject Skis and Skiing--Periodicals; Skiing--Utah--History
Description The Utah Ski and Snowboard Archives is one of the most comprehensive collections in the entire country for research into the history and development of Utah's prospering winter sports industry. The archives document the history of ski competition on local, national, and international levels; the founding of major resorts; snow safety and avalanche control; ski equipment; ski instruction; freestyle skiing; the 10th Mountain Division; back-country skiing; and virtually every facet of winter sports in Utah and the surrounding region. The archives are the repository for the Salt Lake Winter Olympics Games Bid Committee records and the records of the 2002 games themselves.
Table of Contents 2005 Ski Affair to Honor 13 Racers, Janet Lawson; S.J. Quinney Award for Outstanding Contributions to Skiing
Publisher University of Utah Marriott Library Ski Archives Program
Contributors Mike Korologos
Date 2005-10
Type Text
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Source Printed newsletter
Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah Ski Archives
Is Part of Ski Archive
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2006, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution Special Collections, Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 22 cm x 28 cm
Newsletter Date Utah Ski Archives Newsletter, Fall 2005, No. 24
Scanning Technician Kelly Taylor
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Kenning Arlitsch; Chris Anderson
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Description Alan's accomplishments aren't only on the ski hill. He has produced two videos on his father and has also written For the Love of Skiing, for which he received the Ullr award from the International Ski History Association, and First Tracks, A Century of Skiing in Utah with Dr. Gregory C. Thompson. The most notable accomplishment of his career is the building of the Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center/Alf Engen Ski Museum at the Utah Olympic Park in Park City. It is touted as one of the most striking museums anywhere in the U.S. Alan was the director of the Alta Ski School from 1992-98 and most currently he is the director of skiing at Alta. He is the founder and chairman emeritus of the Alf Engen Ski Museum Foundation, chair and president of the Alta Historical Society, torchbearer prior to the 1996 Olympic Summer Games and 2002 Olympic Winter Games. He is a charter member of the University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library's Ski Archives Advisory Board. ^ Jim Gaddis Jim Gaddis, a Salt Lake City native, was named Intermountain Ski Racer of the Year in 1957, 1958, 1962 and 1963 and was the Intermountain Division's slalom, downhill and giant slalom champion in 1957, 1958, I960, 1962 and 1963. In 1959, I960 and 1962 he was captain of the University of Utah Ski Team and in i960 and 1962 was named to the NCAA Ail-American Ski Team. In 1962, Jim won the NCAA combined title, the U.S. Giant Slalom Championships and the Snow Cup, repeating as Snow Cup winner in 1963 and 1964. He founded one of Utah's first racing programs for the development of junior racers in 1964, which evolved into the Gaddis Training Organization (GTO). He coached the Intermountain Division Junior National Ski Team from 1964 to 1976. Jim is a member of the University of Utah Crimson Club Sports Hall of Fame (1989) and the Utah Sports Hall of Fame (1989). His volunteer efforts assist the U.S. Ski Team Ski Ball, the Alf Engen Ski Museum Foundation, the J. Willard Marriott Library's Ski Archives, the National Abilities Center, and the Youth Winter Sports Alliance. "^ Peter Karns A native of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Peter was a world renowned biathlon and cross-country ski competitor and coach of the U.S. Olympic Biathlon Team, which competed in the 1972 Olympic Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan. His competitive years span from 1964, when he represented the University of Utah, to the 1972 Olympic Games. He was coach of the U.S. Biathlon Team that competed in Innsbruck, Austria in 1976. Jim Gaddis Peter Karns As a collegiate, Peter placed third in the 1965 NCAA Ski Championships Skimeister (4- way combined) competition, fourth in the 1966 NCAA Ski Championships cross-country event, and second in the Skimeister. He placed first in the U.S. Biathlon National Championships in 1970 and 1972 and as an Olympian placed sixth in the Olympic Biathlon Team Relay in Sapporo, Japan, in 1972. In 1980, he placed second in the U.S. Biathlon National Championships. Peter was a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee from 1973 to 1976 and was chief of timing for the biathlon events at the 1980 Olympic Winter Games at Lake Placid, New York. He capped his lifetime of achievements in ski racing by being named chief of forerunners for the biathlon events at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. ^ Karen Korfanta A native of Pinedale, Wyoming, Karen was the Intermountain Division Slalom Champion in 1961 and 1962; downhill champion in 1962 and 1964 and giant slalom champion in 1963, the same year she won the slalom in the U.S. Junior National Championships and was named the division's Junior Girl Racer of the Year. She won the senior title the following year. Karen represented the University of Utah at the World University Games in Sestriere, Italy, placing sixth in the DH and eighth in GS. She placed third in DH in the Canadian Nationals in 1966, the same year she won the GS at the Far West Kandahar. Karen placed second in the Special Slalom at the World University Games in Finland in 1970. Karen was a member of the U.S. National Alpine Team in 1967-70, selected to the U.S. Olympic Team in 1968, and was a member of the U.S. FIS university teams in 1966 and 1970. Karen served as U.S. Ski Team Coordinator from 1971-73; was race department manager at Park City Mountain Resort and chair for the America's Opening Alpine World Cup in 1986. She served on the jury for the Alpine Women's Events for the World Championships in St. Anton in 2000 and from 1998-2002 she was the Park City Mountain Resort's Sports Manager for the snowboard and giant slalom venues during the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. "^ Karen Korfanta Page 3
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