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Title Utah Ski Archives Newsletter: 2008 (Autumn), no. 27
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 2008 Ski Affair--University of Utah Ski Team: 60 Years, 11 National Titles; Karen Korfanta to Receive the 2008 Quinney Award; Clark and Ann Parkinson--Honorary Chairs of the 2008 Ski Affair; John Durham Receives the 2007 Raemer Award
Publisher University of Utah Marriott Library Ski Archives Program
Date 2008-10
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 2010, 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 2008, No. 27
Scanning Technician Jason Vancott
Metadata Cataloger Jake Trauscht; Chris Anderson
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Date Created 2010-03-15
Date Modified 2015-12-11
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6c53k52

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Description U Utah Ski Archives TM J. WILLARD MARRIOTT LIBRARY I THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH Fall 2008, No. 27 University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library Editor: Mike Korologos 2008 SKI AFFAIR University of Utah Ski Team: 60 Years, 11 National Titles During their 60 years of existence University of Utah ski teams have become synonymous with history-making. That is borne out at trophy cases, halls-of-fame, national championships, student-athlete honor rolls, All American lists and on U.S. Olympic teams. The team will add another accolade to its impressive list of accomplishments Thursday, October 16, at the 2008 Ski Affair when it receives the prestigious History-Maker Award from the University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library's Ski Archives, whose mission is to preserve the history of winter sports in the Intermountain West. Held at the Little America Hotel in downtown Salt Lake City and open to the public, the festive Ski Affair will begin at 6 p.m. with a reception and silent auction, followed by Ron Steele Collection dinner, awards ceremonies and video presentations showcasing the History-Makers. Also honored at the event will be the 2008 recipient of the S,J. Quinney Award Karen Korfanta for her achievements and contributions to skiing. (See story on page 2) "For six decades University of Utah ski team members brought acclaim to themselves and the university while being standard-bearers for Utah's renowned ski offerings," says Dr. Gregory C. Thompson, Marriott Library Associate Director for Special Collections. "While there have been numerous individual triumphs during those years, the teams' collective accomplishments Former U of U Ski Team Coach Pat Miller and team member, Luke Bodensteiner 2008 Ski Affair Thursday, October 16 6:00 p.m. Little America Hotel Salt Lake City, UT $70 per person $1,500 sponsored table of 10 Reserve Your Spot Today! Call: Judy at 801-581-3421 email: j udy.jarrow@utah.edu RESERVE BY OCTOBER 10 on the local, regional, national and international scenes are truly remarkable, truly of historic proportions." The history-laden march to glory started with the 1947-1948 team, which ~on the National Intercollegiate Championship riding the ski prowess~of Jack Reddish, Dick Movitz, Dev Jennings and Ann Winn, who WG:re named to the 1948 U.S. Olympic Team. Coached by Friedl Lang, o'thers on that first U of U team were Dick Kirby, Steve Nebeker and Bill Beesley. The first Uof U women's ski team was organized a year later and it, too, was coached by Lang while Nanette Taylor served as assistant ~coach. Its members were Lora Craddock, Marie Church, Sheila Wherritt, Betsy Sugden, Janet Walker, Dorothy Paulson, June Rasmussen and Amy Toda. (In 1969, after 18 years under the U's Physical Education Department, the women's ski team became independent and women's skiing became recognized as an inter-collegiate sport. In 1983, the women's teaIl} was combined with the men's team and enjoyed its first NCAA championship). Subsequent teams kept the winning tradition alive, some seasons more than others. Sprinkled liberally throughout the decades were *------------------------*
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Newsletter Date AA_Fall 2008, no 27; Cover
Setname uum_usan
Date Created 2010-03-15
Date Modified 2010-03-15
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6c53k52/190292