Abstract

Mark Cheimalecki, long time member of Boston Mills/Brandywine Ski Patrol, talks about his introduction to skiing in the 1970's,changes in ownership and management of the ski resorts, and the problems of X-treme skiing and snow-boarding. Cheimalecki describes the medical training,duties and procedures used by ski patrol members, as well as the importance of proper training and equipment needed to ski safely. He notes efforts by a group of African-American skiiers to introduce inner city youth to skiing. Other topics include biking in the CVNP, and the dangers of global warming on the environment.

Creator

Cheimalecki, Mark (interviewee)

Creator

MacKiegan, Judy (interviewer)

Project

Cuyahoga Valley Project

Date

5-1-2009

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

30 minutes

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License
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