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Bob Beattie: The Coach

Bob Beattie is a legendary figure  in ski racing.  Known as "The Coach",  Beattie led the University of Colorado Buffalos to 2 NCAA Titles and then became Head Alpine Coach of the U.S. Ski Team and the U.S. Olympic Team in the 1960's.  He is also well known as a TV Commentator covering several Olympic games and countless other ski racing events.  He is a member of The National Ski Hall of Fame and The Colorado Ski and Snowboard hall of Fame.

This weekend in Aspen, The Coach wil be honored by The World Pro Skiing Foundation and his fans at the BOB BEATTIE REUNION CUP.  Festivities included a Gala Party with the royalty of ski racing and a Pro Ski Race at Aspen Highlands featuring a free concert from John Oates.  The race was open to the pulic at Highlands on Saturday March 31, 2012 starting 10 a.m.  Over 70 former racers including World Champs and Olympians were there racing with AVSC groms and regular people.   The race will be followed by the AVSC 75th Aniversary Party at Buttermilk.   A HUGE weekend is planned.

AspenSpin was on the scene>>> Click for pix


Everybody was a WINNER at the Beattie Reunion Cup Races in Aspen. Click 4 pix.

Racers Ready. Otto Tschudi on stage at the Beattie Cup in Aspen. Cliick for pix.


 Skiing superstars Franz Webber and Franz Klammer and their families at the Beattie Cup in Aspen. Click 4 pix.

Skiing legends Billy Kidd and Klaus Obermeyer at the Beattie Cup Gala. Click 4 pix.The Coach: Bob Beattie with Pepi Gramshammer. Click 4 pix.

Coach Bob Beattie and his Boys, Billy Kidd and Jimmie Heuga at the 1964 Olympics.

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Reader Comments (1)

Congrats, coach! You deserve it! Sorry I couldnt be there...all the best.


October 7, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterEric Moffitt

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