Friends remember Zeke Zdechlik, Nordic coach, father and husband

22nd July, 2015 by

By Elise Reuter

FRISCO — Known as a Nordic athlete, coach, father and husband, Frisco resident Jon “Zeke” Zdechlik died on late Saturday night after a three-year battle with lung cancer. Zdechlik was a longtime member of the Ski and Snowboard Club Vail community. He was a parent to four Nordic athletes and a Nordic coach.“I’m still very sad about the whole thing. I still can’t believe it,” said Jon Kreamelmyer, a close friend of Zeke’s who coached with him for several years. “When he was diagnosed, I knew the odds were against him. I knew that he would fight, and he did.”Zdechlik …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed



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