Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

Stein Eriksen - 1927
Inducted into the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame 2004
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This legendary skier Came to Colorado to run the ski school at Aspen Highlands in the autum of 1958. While there he opened Stein Eriksen Sports and has maintained that shop and a residence in Aspen ever since. Stein ran the ski school at the Highlands for several years.

When Snowmass opened, Stein was hired to run the ski school there and did so for four years.

Through the years Stein Eriksen has brought many people from Norway to teach in the ski schools. Stein's areialforward somersault on skis, or Moby flip, marked the beginning of modern freestyle skiing.

Stein encourages people, young and old to ski. He helped to bring up ski racesrs as well as the skiing public with incredible grace and enthusiam.

Stein Eriksen continues to be one of the best known ski names in the world.

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