Tag: ski history

Memorial Day, Ski Style.

Most people celebrate Memorial Day as the unofficial start of summer. Swimming, boating, picnics, you get the picture. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. But let’s not lose sight of the holiday’s original intent: to commemorate those who lost their lives fighting for our country.

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Farewell to Wendy

No, not me. Another Wendy. A Wendy who’s a ski legend and bona fide piece of US ski history. Wendall Cram, otherwise known as Wendy, passed away this past weekend at the age of 97 at his home in Manchester, Vermont. Maybe I feel a connection with Wendy because his name is the same as mine. And because he lived in Vermont. And because he loved to both ski and bike (so many similarities!). But truly, he was one of a kind.

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