The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame returns to in-person inductions this weekend, among them two with ties to New Hampshire.
Holly Flanders was raised in Candia. She is an accomplished U.S. downhill ski racer who grew up skiing on Pat’s Peak ski team.
“It was amazing! To win a world cup, wow me, that’s incredible. I wanted it so much, I decided I was going to give my best”, Flanders told Jack Heath.
Brian Fairbank was a member of the Professional Ski Instructors of America’s Demo Team. He is the Chairman of the Fairbank Group, owner of Jiminy Peak in Massachusetts and Cranmore in New Hampshire, and manages Bromley in Vermont.
“It’s a great honor. I have been passionate about it all the way through life, it’s a huge honor,” Fairbank said.
They will be inducted along with four others this weekend at at Omni Mount Washington Resort at Bretton Woods.