U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame Names Class of 2012

U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame Names Class of 2012

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U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame Names Class of 2012

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The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame, located in Ishpeming, Mich. has announced the class of 2012. The induction of the Class of 2012 will be the concluding event for Skiing Heritage Week celebrating Vail’s 50th anniversary at the Marriott Vail Resort in Vail, CO on April 13, 2013.

Wayne Wong: Freestyle skiing pioneer

  • Inventer of the “Wayne Wong Worm Turn”
  • Star of countless skiing movies
  • Cameo in G.N.A.R. The Movie

Jeremy Bloom: World champion Freestyle Moguls Skier

  • Two World Cup titles
  • Won gold in the dual moguls event at the 2003 World Championships
  • Played two seasons with the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers

Craig Kelly: Snowboarding Pioneer

  • Four World titles
  • TransWorld Snowboarding’s Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Featured in numerous skiing & snowboard films

Kirsten Clark: World Championship Medalist

  • Twelve U.S. titles ( five straight )
  • Eight World Cup podiums
  • World Championship silver medal in the super G

Horst Abraham: International Ski Instructor

  • Vice president for the Professional Ski Instructors of America.
  • Developer of what became known as the American Teaching Method.

Hans Geier: Ski Resort Developer

  • General manager of Steamboat
  • President of Doppelmayr Corporation for North America
  • Chairman of Colorado Ski Country
  • NSAA Lifetime Achievement Award

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