George S. Kotlarek (deceased)
Year Inducted: 1968
Born: March 23, 1912, Duluth, MN
Died: January 26, 1993, Duluth, MN
George Kotlarek was a member of the Duluth Ski Club for over 30 years and was known as "Duluth's Skiing Ace". He won national ski jumping titles in three of four classes and was named to the 1944 All American Ski Squad.
He was the winner of the National Class A title in 1936 and also won three national veterans titles.
His son, Gene, is also an Honored Member of the US National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame.