Bill Johnson and Phil Mahre @ Ski Sundown
January 23rd, 2010
Bill Johnson won the1984 gold medal in down hill
Phil Mahre is USA’s greatest ever ski champion
This is a fundraiser for the health care needs for bill after his 2001 racing accident and brain injury
Contact info- Harold Burbank 860.693.2687 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sam & Mary Humphrey Memorial Vertical Challenge for THE BILL JOHNSON HEALTH CARE TRUST
01/23/2010 to 01/23/2010
Start Time: 07:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Come to Ski Sundown, January 23, 2010, 7am to 4pm, to join friends and family of 1984 OLYMPIC MEN'S DOWNHILL CHAMPION, BILL JOHNSON and USA's GREATEST EVER SKI CHAMPION, PHIL MAHRE to raise funds for Bill's ongoing health care needs resulting from his 2001 racing accident and brain injury.
The Vertical Challenge pits teams of 4 skiers and snowboarders against the mountain and each other to see who can make the most runs in 6 hours. Entrants are paid by sponsors for each run skied. Funds earned will be placed in Bill's trust fund. Prizes will be awarded for the most team vertical, most individual vertical, and most funds raised for Bill.
Pre-registration materials are available at Ski Sundown or at the event.
Challenge times: 9am-3:00pm
The event is named to honor the late Sam & Mary Humphrey of Canton, CT who helped lead the Ski Sundown Ski Patrol for 40 years. Their son-in-law, Harold Burbank, a Canton attorney created the event. He once trained with Johnson and currently coaches the Ethel Walker School Ski Team. Burbank has volulnteered legal and other services for Johnson since his 2001 traumatic brain injury.
The event is supported by Ski Sundown, STRIDE Adaptive Program at Ski Sundown, STRIDE, Inc. PROSPORT NW, Residence Inn of Avon, CT, Fatty's Skis and Snowboards, Bob's Discount Furniture, Couture Alpine Technologies, and Attorney Harold Burbank.
Contact Name: Harold Burbank
Contact Phone: 860-693-2687 Contact Email Address: email@example.com