George Bauer (deceased)
Year Inducted: 1991
Died: July 13, 2008 Saybrooke, CT
As the publisher of SKI magazine, George Bauer did everything possible to enhance the image and awareness of skiing. Among his many achievements was helping to establish NASTAR as the world's largest recreational ski racing program which is offered at over 100 ski areas across the United States. He also created America's 50th Ski birthday celebration in conjunction with SKI's and Sun Valley's 50th anniversaries. Besides being a ski commentator he served on many significant executive advisory committees for the ski industry.