Burton Boyum (deceased)
Year Inducted: 1965
Born: Minneapolis, MN 1919 Died: Ishpeming, MI 2005
Burt Boyum devoted himself enthusiastically to skiing throughout his life. He served his sport organizationally at the local, regional and national level. He attended every national convention of the National Ski Association and the United States Ski Association for forty years. An avid historian, he published many articles and contributed to several books. He was an unflagging supporter of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame from its earliest beginnings until his death. He was its first curator and served as the Hall of Fame's president from 1985 to 2000.