Community January 7, 2022

Sun Valley Winter Olympians

Ever since Sun Valley’s Gretchen Fraser became the first American woman to win Olympic gold in alpine skiing at the 1948 Olympic Games in Switzerland, Sun Valley has had a long history of training Winter Olympic athletes. To date, 56 former and current Olympians hail from Sun Valley and many more have trained here. Did you know that every alpine Olympic medalist from Sun Valley is awarded their own run on Baldy? Here are some highlights from the past 85 years! [Click on image below to enlarge.]

This article appears in the Winter 2021 Issue of Sun Valley Magazine.