A look at America’s First Ski Resort, Sun Valley, from Dick Barrymore’s 1978 film “The Golden Years of Ski Films”.
A Look at Americas First Ski Resort (Sun Valley) with Dick Barrymore This chronicles how Sun Valley became first North American ski area in 1938 with the world’s first chair lift. It shows some great mogul and powder skiing from the early and late 70s, including the K2 demonstration team, often called the Performers. They included Charlie McWilliams, Pat Bauman, John Clendenin, Bob Griswold, and Jim Stelling. From the film “The Golden Years of Ski Films” by Dick Barrymore