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Dec. 10: Olympic Gold Medalist & WSSSM Board Member Deb Armstrong, 7 pm (pacific)
Deb Armstrong learned to ski at Alpental at Snoqualmie Summit in Washington State, still her favorite ski area in the world! In 1984 she won the Gold Medal in Giant Slalom in the Olympic Games in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. Ski racing, coaching, training and representing the ski industry have been her career ever since. Deb was named to the Seattle Public Schools Hall of Fame for her high school athletic achievements, the Washington State Ski Hall of Fame and the National Ski Hall of Fame. She was Alpine Director of the Winter Sports Club in Steamboat Springs, Technical Director of the Ski School there, PSIA Alpine Team Member and Ambassador of skiing for the Taos Ski Valley for several years. She is currently a free-lance ski instructor, consultant, coach and lives in Steamboat Springs with her partner and daughter. Deb is on the Board of Directors for the Washington State Ski & Snowboard Museum. Deb Armstrong YouTube ski instruction and coaching channel.
Hugh Armstrong’s article “Parenting the Elite Athlete” from 1986. Still relevant today.