Dr. David Bradley (deceased)
Year Inducted: 1985
Born: February 22,1915, Madison, WI.
Died: January 7, 2008 Norway, ME
Dr. David Bradley has been devoted to skiing for over 50 years as a competitor, writer, coach, judge, and Olympic volunteer. He designed and renovated 66 ski jumps in the eastern United States creating a outstanding legacy for the sport. He was the U.S.national champion in the Nordic Combined in 1938 and won European collegiate titles in 1939 while attending Cambridge University. For 28 years he served as the jumping coach for the Ford Sayre Junior Program and took pride in seeing one of his athletes, Walter Malmquist, become a U.S. national champion in 1979. He was the manager of the U.S. Nordic Team at the 1960 Olympic Games and Chief of First Aid for the ski jumping competitions at the 1980 winter Olympics.