William Winston Kidd
Year Inducted: 1976
Born: April 13, 1943 Burlington, VT
Billy Kidd was a member of the great U.S. Olympic ski team in 1964 that produced three medals. He was the first American male skier to win a medal in alpine events at the Olympic Games.
A product of the University of Colorado ski team program he was a two time Olympian competing in 1968 as well. His silver medal came in the slalom event.
To his laurels can be added his combined championship at the FIS world championships in 1970, a World Cup slalom win in 1969 and a World Professional Championship.
A major skiing personality he is the Director of Skiing at Steamboat Springs, and at one time the Director of Racing for Hart Skis and the racing editor for SKI magazine.