Bill Bowness was honored on Dec. 5 as a member of the Disabled Ski Hall of Fame. This Award recognizes outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to disabled skiing in two categories: Recreational / Development and Competition.
Bill is technical Director at Achieve Tahoe, formerly Disabled Sports Far West. He was a member of the U.S. Disabled Ski Team from 1992 to 1997 and won Paralympic medals in the downhill, super G and slalom. He is a lifetime member of the PSIA-AASI, and formerly represented Adaptive on the National Team. Bill also set numerous records as a member of the U. S. National Disabled Water Ski Team.
The award in the Recreational / Development category recognizes an individual who has a minimum of five years of experience in the disabled skiing field and has made a significant contribution to the field, including innovative techniques, specialized equipment, program development, education or public relations.