Ted Farwell (deceased)
Year Inducted: 1992
Born: January 1, 1931 Greenfield, Massachusetts
Died: January 25, 2015, Longmont, Colorado
As an athlete, Ted Farwell dominated Nordic combined and cross country skiing during the 1950s.He won the U.S. Eastern and National Nordic Combined championships in 1951, and capped the season by winning the 1952 Olympic team tryouts at Rumford, Maine. He was also the National Cross Country Champion in 1951 and skied on three U.S. Olympic Ski Teams in 1952, ’56 and 1960. His 11th place finish at the 1952 Olympics was the highest by an American born skier in Nordic combined for the next 50 years.
As a ski sport builder, Farwell has devoted his life to the sport he loves. He graduated from Denver University and holds a MBA from Stanford. He has been a consultant, planner and appraiser to ski area developers. He contributed extensively for Ski Area Management magazine and had been a guest lecturer at many ski industry conferences.