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Alta 1960: Chick Igaya & Jimmy Heuga

alta utah jimmy heuga chick igaya 1960February 1, 1960 AP Wire Photo reads:

ALPINE WINNERS:  In Alta, Utah – Chick Igaya (left), 28-year-old Olympic skier from Japan, and 16-year-old Jimmy Heuga of Tahoe City, Calif., beam after taking turns placing first and second in the giant slalom and slalom at the national alpine ski championships.  Igaya, former Dartmouth University star, won the giant slalom, Heuga second.  Heuga won the slalom, with Igaya second.

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Spring Skiing: Sweaters

penny pitou ski olympianPhoto:  Loran Percy of Lakeport, NH

When a (fabulous) sweater is just enough — Penny Pitou enjoying some spring turns in a press photo dated April 4, 1975.

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Austrian Ski Coach with Race Gates

vintage ski race coach austriaPhoto:  Foto-Bumenthal, Garmisch-Partenkirchen

This photo truly gives perspective to what ski race gates used to be!

Watch modern hinged gates in use at the World Cup technical races this weekend: the ladies are at Ofterschwang, Germany and the men at Kranjska Gora, Slovenia.

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Stein Eriksen, 1968

stein Eriken ski snowmass aspen 19681/2/1968 Press Photo – Olympic ski champion Stein Eriksen is director of the Snowmass-at-Aspen ski school.  Eriksen’s instruction includes a pre-slope classroom course of lectures and films to “let the beginner know that experts fall.”

After being in Deer Valley, Utah – home of Stein Eriksen Lodge – a little vintage inspiration is in order!

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