Earle B. Little  (deceased)

Year Inducted: 1972

Born: December 19, 1900, 

Died: November, 1966, Leavenworth, WA

Earl Little actively promoted ski jumping throughout the Pacific Northwest in the United States.  He served as a vice president and director of the Leavenwoth Ski Club from 1934 and was the club's president from 1940 to 1948.

A certified national and internationsl ski jumping judge he made a major contribution to the sport by developing a chart that made a competitor's points for distance immediately available to officials at competitions.  This chart was adopted by the National Ski Association and served the sport for  many years.

He was highly respected for his organzational capability and was the Secretary of Competition at the Olympic Games hosted by Squaw Valley in 1960.  He was the sole ski jumping judge from the United States at the World Championships in Falun, Sweden. 

 

 


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