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Skiing

Gretchen Kunigk Fraser

Inducted: 1960

She blazed a trail by becoming the first United States skier to win an Olympic Gold Medal in the 1948 Games, then further distinguised herself as a member of the advisory staff for the 1952 team, which also was rewarded with Gold Medal treatment. A Tacoma native.

Phil Mahre

Inducted: 1996

One of the world's foremost competitive skiers, he along with his twin brother Steve, set national, world and Olympic records. Named U.S. skier of the year five times, International skier of the year three times, World Cup overall champion 1981-83, Slalom Gold Medalist 1984 Sarajevo Olympics, member of the Olympics Hall of Fames, Two time World Slalom pro champion.

Steve Mahre 

Inducted: 1996

Ranked as one of the world's great competitive skiers, he along with his twin brother Phil, set numerous skiing records worldwide. Named to the U.S. ski team 10 straight years, Two-time U.S. National slalom champion, Silver medalist 1984 Sarajevo Olympics, Gold medalist Giant slalom World Championships, plus third place in 1982 World Cup competition.

Olav Ulland
Inducted: 1966

A gift from Norway, the country he represented in the 1932 Winter Olympics as a ski-jumper, he emigrated to the United States in 1938. He had lost none of his technique on the slats and won national meets in 1943 and 1946, then captured the Spokane National Class A in 1954.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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