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0000017b-652b-d50a-a3ff-f7efaee30000KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher took a look at the past 50 years of skiing in Park City, through stories of local skiers and snowboarders.This special series coincides with the 50 year anniversary of Park City Mountain Resort - once known as Treasure Mountains and the Park City Ski Area.0000017b-652b-d50a-a3ff-f7efaee50000

Park City Stories - Al Davis

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Al Davis got involved in the early years of the White Pine Nordic Touring Center when he didn’t like the new rules that had been issued by the Park City Ski Area's then ski school director Stein Eriksen.

One winter, back in the mid-1970s, Davis – who had taught plenty of ski lessons but had never been on Nordic skis before - only had to take one thrilling ride down Thaynes Canyon to give up his locked down heel bindings in favor of three pinning.  In this week’s Park City Story, produced and edited by KPCW's Leslie Thatcher, Al Davis remembers that fateful ski tour…

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Al Davis skiing in Norway

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