2020 Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Taylor Stephan | | Industry NewsIndustry News
Alf Engen Ski Museum
2019 Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Photo Credit: Park Record

The 2020 Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame Inductees have officially been announced. The three new honorees receiving the induction are Randy Montgomery, Howard Peterson, and Larry Warren.

All three honorees were instrumental in bringing the 2002 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games to Salt Lake City and ensuring their success in one shape or another.

Randy Montgomery

  • Assistant Marketing Director at Park City Ski Resort
  • Vice President of Marketing at Snowbird
  • Executive Director of Ski Utah
  • Oversaw $59 million in construction of 2002 Winter Olympic facilities
  • Executive Director Alf Engen Ski Museum Foundation
  • Passed away in 1999 due to a motorcycle accident

Howard Peterson

  • Secretary General of USSA (US Ski Association)
  • One of the original founders of the National Ski Touring Association (now Cross Country Ski Areas Association)
  • Instrumental in 1989 vote to bring 2002 Winter Olympic Games to Salt Lake City
  • Formed the Soldier Hollow Legacy Foundation and Soldier Hollow Charter School
  • Passed away in May 2020 after a long illness

Larry Warren

  • 45-year career as a journalist
  • 27-years at KUTV-2 in Salt Lake
  • Manager of KPCW radio station in Park City
  • Freelance writer, author, lecturer, video producer, columnist
  • 1995 Ski Utah “Excellence in Ski Journalism” Award

The Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame began in 2002, along with the Alf Engen Ski Museum, in conjunction with the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. With 3 new members being inducted into the hall of fame, the total number of honorees to date will be 83. The original induction and award ceremony was scheduled for September 24, 2020, at the Alf Engen Ski Museum but has since been postponed due to Covid-19.

Alf Engen SKi Museum
Previous Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame inductees. Photo Credit: Wandering Educators

With such impressive backgrounds and careers, I feel deeply thankful for all the contributions they have made to the ski industry over the years. Cheers to the new honorees!

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Alf Engen Ski Museum. Photo Credit: Alf Engen Ski Museum

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