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Steamboat Springs hosts the first Winter Special Olympics in February, 1977.
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Sven Wiik describes basic cross-country ski techniques, equipment and clothing and Al Wilkinson explains cross-country ski waxing to Julie Lewis and Michelle Bernades.
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Gloria Gossard describes her experiences growing up in Steamboat Springs and in the process reveals fascinating tidbits of Steamboat history.
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Sven Wiik describes the life experiences that led him to become a renowned cross-country ski coach, the owner of the Scandinavian Lodge in Steamboat Springs, and a member of the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum/Hall of Fame.
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Gary Crawford and Jeff Davis describe their skiing and ski jumping training in anticipation of the 1980 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid in this interview with Cathy McGill and Joe Adamo
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Gary Crawford, Chris McNeil and Jeff Davis describe their preparation for the 1980 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid. Jeff Davis and Gary Crawford also reflect on their Olympic experiences upon returning to Steamboat Springs. Cathy McGill offers her recollections while visiting the 1980 Olympics.
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John Fetcher describes his early life and education and his involvement in munitions manufacturing during World War II. After the war John and his family purchased a ranch in Routt County, and John went on to make numerous contributions to the Yampa Valley including establishing the Steamboat Springs ski resort.
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Forrest Warren describes his childhood and early adulthood in rural Nebraska and his adult life as a rancher in the Elk River Valley.
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In this interview with Bridgett Kelly, Gordy Wren outlines his experiences as a ski jumper and slalom skier including his participation in the 1948 Winter Olympics. He talks about the early ski area development on Mount Werner. He describes his children and their interest in skiing.
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In this interview Gordy Wren talks about the early history of ski jumping in Steamboat Springs. He describes his experiences and mentions many local skiers who competed with him.
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In this interview Sven Wiik explains his ski coaching experiences at Western State Colorado University (formerly known as Western State College).
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In this interview with Bill McKelvie, Robert James "Bob" Gilbert talks about his school experiences, Mount Harris history, and his work in an automobile body shop. He expresses his hopes for the future of the Routt County economy and the value of education.