U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Announces the Incoming Class of 2020
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SEPTEMBER 30, 2020, ISHPEMING, MI - A star-studded group of eight ski and snowboard athletes and sport builders were named for induction into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020 following the Hall’s annual election. The announcement was made by the Hall of Fame in Ishpeming, MI, the birthplace of organized skiing in America. Plans for a formal induction ceremony are pending.
The eight inductees include the late Howard Peterson (Kamus, Ut.), leader and visionary at the U.S. Ski Team; Olympic downhill racer Holly Flanders (Park City, Ut.); ski area mastermind Brian Fairbank (Jamestown, Ny.); Two-time Olympic snowboard champion Seth Wescott (Sugarloaf, Me.); longtime International Ski Federation and U.S. Ski Team leader Hank Tauber (Park City, Ut.); FIS Cross Country World Cup winner Alison Owen (Wenatchee, Wa.). ; inventor of THE Ski, Bobby Burns (Ithol, Id.); and U.S. Ski Team Freestyle aerialist Kristean Porter (Sugarloaf, Me.).
Photo Credit John Dolan