Steve Knowlton

Steve competed on the University of New Hampshire ski team, but World War II intervened. From 1942 to 1945, Steve was with the 10th Mountain Division ski troops, where he taught skiing and rock climbing.  During Steve’s time in Aspen after the war, he was chosen to be a member of the U.S. Olympic Ski Team (1948) and the FIS Ski Team (1950).  Steve planned the construction of Ski Broadmoor, and initiated a Junior Ski Program and a night ski instruction program. From 1963 to 1973, Steve was instrumental in forming Colorado Ski Country USA and became its first Director. He worked extensively with the 1976 Olympics, and fund raising for the U.S. Ski Team.