Bill "Sarge" Brown Jr.
In 1941, Sarge began attending the University of Idaho on a full skiing scholarship where he became a member of the College All-American Ski Team. In 1942, Sarge entered military service and served with the famed 10th Mountain Division. During his service, Sarge earned five Purple Hearts, three Bronze Stars and two Silver Stars. After his service, he became mountain manager of Vail Mountain and created an international reputation for his mountain management skills.