10 Recent Topics:

Sugarbush off to a slow start?  by obienick, Nov 23, 2014 - 4:17 AM GMT - 27 Replies

Spear Mountain Triple at Ragged to be replaced with HSQ!  by abubob, Nov 22, 2014 - 11:26 PM GMT - 73 Replies

Ciscokid's Name this ski area 11/22/14  by ciscokid, Nov 22, 2014 - 8:53 PM GMT - 0 Replies

Ski area locator  by photogf128, Nov 22, 2014 - 1:39 PM GMT - 4 Replies

2014/15 FIS World Cup Alpine Season - Good, Bad & Ugly   by mmqb, Nov 22, 2014 - 9:27 AM GMT - 27 Replies

Stop The Presses...Dry Hill Opens tonight  by ciscokid, Nov 22, 2014 - 12:08 AM GMT - 5 Replies

PA Openings  by 4aprice, Nov 21, 2014 - 4:34 PM GMT - 2 Replies

PCMR v. Talisker: judge will sign eviction order, demands mediation  by rickbolger, Nov 21, 2014 - 3:47 AM GMT - 104 Replies

Crotched Mt. Summer - Fall 2014  by joshua segal, Nov 21, 2014 - 2:13 AM GMT - 24 Replies

Sugarbush Saturday  by njski, Nov 21, 2014 - 2:11 AM GMT - 4 Replies
 
 

 
  90 guests
0 members

Welcome Anonymous



Members logged in:

 
 
NELSAP.org | SkiMaps.com
 
 
Member Login
USER:   PASS:   Remember me  
Create new account | Lost password?
 
 
Home

Forums : NELSAP Discussion : NELSAP Discussion
Moderated by: Chris, nelsap, Betsy, the_hop

Anonymous posts are not allowed in this forum

Famous Skier Trivia

Page: 1 
Author Post
skipatrol40s
Profile | Galleries

Rank:

Member Since:
Apr 29, 2002

Posts: 1493

Location:



Posted: Jul 06, 2005 - 4:22 AM GMT

Trivia Question. Sure everyone has heard of famous skiers like Franz Klammer, Hermann Maier, Jean-Claude Killy, and Spider Sabich.

Without using Google who is Vinko Bogataj?
skinut
Profile | Galleries

Rank:

Member Since:
Feb 08, 2005

Posts: 88

Location:



Posted: Jul 06, 2005 - 10:14 AM GMT
Edited: Jul 06, 2005 - 10:15 AM GMT

I don't know, but I doubt he ever skied a lost ski area in New England?. What's your point? Famous would be well-known. A pertinent thread would be about a famous skier who skied in New England like Jean Claude Killy.
powderstud
Profile | Galleries

Rank:

Member Since:
Apr 01, 2004

Posts: 290

Location:
Boston


Posted: Jul 06, 2005 - 11:50 AM GMT

Vinko Bogataj is the lift attendant who changed ski history forever by one day placing a box of tissues at the base of his lift, the Summit. This set off a competitive race to increase the comfort of skiing guests at resorts around the world.
jb66
Profile | Galleries

Rank:

Member Since:
Jun 24, 2004

Posts: 1972

Location:



Posted: Jul 06, 2005 - 1:03 PM GMT

The jumper who crashed in the 'Agony of Defeat' clip?
rickbolger
Profile | Galleries

Rank:

Member Since:
Mar 14, 2005

Posts: 2765

Location:
Great Gorge, NJ



Posted: Jul 06, 2005 - 1:23 PM GMT

Quote:
The jumper who crashed in the 'Agony of Defeat' clip?


Vinko retired to a quiet life of farming, mildly surprised when informed of his agony of defeat fame in the late 1970s.
sledhaulingmedic
Profile | Galleries

Rank:

Member Since:
Dec 20, 2002

Posts: 2882

Location:



Posted: Jul 06, 2005 - 1:33 PM GMT

They featureed him on the "Wide World of Sports" aniversary show.

__________
"Don't piss off the locals, Don't make work for the patrol"
skipatrol40s
Profile | Galleries

Rank:

Member Since:
Apr 29, 2002

Posts: 1493

Location:



Posted: Jul 06, 2005 - 2:08 PM GMT

Quote:
The jumper who crashed in the 'Agony of Defeat' clip?

Yes. Vinko probably got more TV screen time by ABC Wide World of Sports than any other skier.


Page: 1 

Sunday November 23, 2014
Home : Privacy Policy : Terms of Use

Header image: Crotched Mountain (NH)

All logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owner.
© Copyright 2001-2006 by SnowJournal.com -- All Rights Reserved.

Network Services by Intercarve Networks
Powered by SnowFlake Content Management System - Version 1.0-beta5.2 (private)