The Story of Modern SkiingBook - 2006
"This is the definitive history of the sport that has exhilarated and infatuated about 30 million Americans and Canadians over the course of the last fifty years. Consummate insider John Fry chronicles the rise of a ski culture and every aspect of the sport's development, including the emergence of the mega-resort and advances in equipment, technique, instruction, and competition. The Story of Modern Skiing is laced with revelations from the author's personal relationships with skiing greats."--BOOK JACKET.
Publisher: Hanover : University Press of New England, c2006
Characteristics: xxii, 380 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm