People

Perisher Identities 1966

By Philip Woodman / 10th March 2014 /

Perisher Identities 1966

Here is a fascinating group shot of all the Movers and Shakers of the time taken at Chez Jean.

From left:-

Rudi Kunz, Robert Watson, (Robert used to have Watsons Furniture – Cooma), Margo Feiersinger, Kurt Brulisauer, …

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Ron Deane – Vale

By Philip Woodman / 25th May 2014 /

Snowy Mountain’s tourism pioneer Ron Deane passed away in 2009 aged 82 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Ron’s links to the region go back to the fifties when he purchased Beaver Tours and conducted popular Snowy Hydro tours from …

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Ron Finneran

By Philip Woodman / 25th May 2014 /

A 35 year journey of success and achievement

In December 2009, Ron Finneran retired as National Executive Director of Disabled WinterSport Australia (DWA) after 35 years of pioneering, encouraging and promoting winter sport for people with disabilities.  Not only was …

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Shifty’s Run

By Philip Woodman / 25th May 2014 /

Shifty’s Run

In 2009 Grant Turnbull, known to many as ‘Shifty’, notched up 50 consecutive winter seasons in the Snowy Mountains. In recognition of his committed service to ski patrolling and ski instruction at Perisher, ‘Shifty’s Run’ has been named …

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Ted Winter – Vale

By Philip Woodman / 25th May 2014 /

It was with regret that we note the passing of Ted Winter in 2009 – poet, athlete, high school teacher, bushman, a fierce advocate for the preservation of the Kosciuszko huts, a foundation member of Yeti Alpine Ski Club in …

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