Ski gear pioneer Jeannie Thoren inducted into U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

Ski gear pioneer Jeannie Thoren inducted into U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame
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By randy wyrick

Editor’s note: This is the third of a three-part series that profiles the Vail Valley locals who were inducted into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame on Saturday.VAIL — After three decades of circling the globe helping women skiers, Jeannie Thoren has grabbed the brass ring and the gold medal.Thoren was inducted into the United States Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame. She joins Vail Valley locals John McMurtry and Kristina Koznick in the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015.“I’ve wanted this medal since I was a child,” Thoren said.She said she wanted to thank everyone “from the …

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