John Henry Auran
Year Inducted: 1999
Born: December, 18 1927 Aschaffenburg, Germany.
Auran was a ski journalist, known and respected for his passion and thoroughness in the pursuit of his profession. He was appointed the managing editor at SKI and joined Ski Life in 1961. In 1965 he became the senior editor at SKIING where he remained for 20 years. The author of three books on skiing, his America's Ski Book, remains a respected source on the sport. He has also regularly contributed to Ski History magazine.