Snowmass history: Calling all instructors
“Ski instructors meet at Snowmass Resort”
a headline in The Aspen Times on April 4, 1972.
“More than 700 members of the Professional Ski Instructors of America are meeting this weekend at Snowmass Resort. Subject of the four day conference, held April 4 through 7, is the ‘Psychology of Teaching and Learning.’ This afternoon, Thursday, a demonstration was scheduled on the Snowmass ski slopes. Being demonstrated were different methods of coaching a racing team to be conducted by Spider Sabich, pro racer, former U.S. team member and Snowmass Pro …” Also offered as on-hill demos that week included “free style or hot dog demonstrations” with discussions on “hot dog teaching methods,” “workshops on teaching the handicapped” and a session devoted to “’Construction of Equipment and How it Relates to Skiing.’”
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