LeMoine Batson (deceased)
Year Inducted: 1969
Born: August 6,1898, Eau Claire, WI Died: 1991 Lemoine Batson was both a skier and ski administrator who was very influential in the development of the Central United States Ski Association. His career as a competitive ski jumper began in 1917. He was selected to be a member of the first U.S. Ski Team for the 1924 Olympic Winter Games and was also selected for the Olympic Team in 1932. He equaled the hill record at Westby, WI of 183 feet in 1925. On the formation of the Central United States Ski Association he served as its first chairman and later served as its president in 1939 and 1940.