Hall of Fame
Eight individuals will be inducted into the Maine Ski Hall of Fame at the 17th Annual Maine Ski Hall of Fame Banquet scheduled for October 19th at Sugarloaf. The evenings event will start with a cocktail reception with the inductees at 4pm in the Widow Maker Lounge. The banquet and the presentation of HOF awards will commence at 6:30 in the King Pine Room.
The class of 2019 includes: Henry Anderson, a legendary ski maker; Lindsay Ball, U.S. Paralympic team member and VP of the Maine Organization of Blind and Athletic Leadership Education; Leigh Breidenbach, Director of the University of Maine's Ski Industry Program and Level III PSIA ski instructor; Billy Chenard, National Junior Nordic Combined titleholder in 1972, nordic trail designer at Sugarloaf and the Balsams; Don Fowler, a founder of the Ski Museum of Maine, Sugarloaf historian, avid skier and ambassador for the sport; Paul Schipper, recognized as a legend for his "Streak" of days skiing at Sugarloaf; Seth Wescott, Olympic Gold Medal winner in Snowboard Cross at Torino in 2006 and Vancouver in 2010, World Champion X-Game medalist; Robert Zinck, a medaled ski jumper with Class A jumping crowns at the Junior Nationals and Canadian Junior Nationals, and U.S. National team member 1976-77.
More information regarding making a reservation for the banquet is forthcoming.
Click on Class photo for full biographies and Hall of Fame Program