Tyler Palmer at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971
Contributed by Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club through Ski Museum of Maine
American ski racer Tyler Palmer was a member of the U S Alpine "A" Team. He was also the first American male ski racer to win a World Cup ski race.
Palmer also won a Slalom at St Moritz, Switzerland in 1971 and later won a combined World Cup Race in Wengen, Switzerland. The Combined is a single title for the combinations of results in Slalom and Downhill. During his racing career with the US Ski Team, Palmer had 9 top ten finishes.
Palmer and his brother Terry represented the U S in the 1972 Olympics in Sapporo Japan and In 1972 he joined the World Pro Ski Racing Tour where he had 5 wins and was the top American skier from 1976-78. Since those days Palmer has had a very successful career as a ski racing coach.
- Title: Tyler Palmer at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971
- Creation Date: 1971
- Subject Date: 1971
- Local Name: Sugarloaf
- Town: Sugarloaf Township
- County: Franklin
- State: ME
- Media: Black and White Photographic Image
- Dimensions (cm): 20 x 24
- Local Code: 2012.001.0001
- Collection: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Ski Museum of Maine
256 Main Street, PO Box 359, Kingfield, ME 04947
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