UNIVERSITY OF UTAH J. WILLARD MARRIOTT LIBRARY
UTAH SKI ARCHIVES
SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR
THE INTERMOUNTAIN SKI HALL OF FAME
Housed in the Alf Engen Ski Museum
The Marriott Library Ski Archives and the Alf Engen Ski Museum have teamed to establish and maintain a permanent Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame will recognize and honor those who have made significant contributions to the sport of skiing in the Intermountain region which includes Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana.
- Karen Budge
- Phil Jones
- Lyle B. Nelson
- Beat von Allmen
Eligibility for induction into the Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame is open to individuals who meet the criteria listed in at least one of the following categories:
- Sports figures who achieved fame in skiing competition including the ski sports of alpine, cross country, jumping, Nordic combined, freestyle, snowboard, telemark, gelande jumping.
- Ski area pioneers who developed skiing opportunities by creating sites, facilities, equipment, back-country access, or were ski mountaineers.
- Innovators who significantly contributed to the development of the skills, practice, or promotion of skiing, such as educators, ski school instructors, coaches, snow safety experts, equipment designers, or early retailers of ski equipment.
- Great skiers who were famous for their skill and prowess.
A key requirement for eligibility is that the activities of the nominee took place in the Intermountain region, significantly benefited the Intermountain region, or were performed by an individual from the Intermountain region.
Each year a selection committee from the Utah Ski Archives will consider nominations in the late fall and winter. Nominations are open to any person regardless of citizenship, race, gender, national origin or creed. Nominations may be made posthumously as well as for living persons. Anyone may make a nomination except for a member of the nominee's immediate family.
Download the 2013 Nomination Form
For further information or nominating forms, please contact:
Gregory C. Thompson
University of Utah Marriott Library
fax 801 585-3976
Hall of Fame Committee
Program Manager, Special Collections
Mr. Lester Keller (Chair), Salt Lake City, UT; Mr. Jim Sullivan, Jackson, WY; Dr. Joseph Arave, Ogden, UT;
Ms. Peggy Dean, Ketchum, ID; Mr. Clark Parkinson, Sandy, UT; Mr. Bill Spencer, Sandy, UT;
Mr. Phil Jones, Salt Lake City, UT; Mr. John Durham, Salt Lake City, UT; Ms. Suzy Rytting, Holladay, UT; Barbara Yamada, Park City, UT; Jim Gaddis, Park City, Utah