Dr. Amos R. Little (deceased)
Year Inducted: 1965
Born: November 7, 1916 Lincoln, MA
Amos "Bud" Little was a physician by profession whose love and volunteer service to skiing took him to the very top nationally and internationally on behalf of his sport.
He was a member of the great Dartmouth ski teams from 1936 to 1939. Upon completing his medical studies he joined the military in 1943 and served in the Air Rescue Service based in Montana. There he helped to found the Great Falls Ski Club.
While serving as the President of the Northern Rocky Mountain Division of the National Ski Association (1949-1951) he chaired the national alpine championships in 1949. He served on the U.S. Olympic Committee for skiing from 1952 to 1968 and was the alpine team manager at the Olympic Games in Squaw Valley. He was also the team manager for the FIS world championships in 1962 and 1967.
He was the Treasurer for the USSA from 1960 to 1966 and also chaired its Competition Committee. In 1960 he was awarded the Blegen award for service to skiing and was also a recipient of the Bass American Ski Award and the John St. Clair award, the latter for service to the U.S. ski team. The Bud and Mary Little award has been named in his honor.