Junior Bounous

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Competitive Skier
Ski Sport Innovator

Junior Bounous (1925 -     )

Junior Bounous has been called the quintessential teacher, possessing the skill, instinct, and personality for helping people find joy and excitement in skiing. With a mild disposition that belied his competitive spirit, he started his professional skiing career in 1947.

For the next half-century, the author/instructor introduced numerous innovations that enhanced his profession to the betterment of the sport. A Provo, Utah native, he was inducted into the National Ski Hall of Fame in 1996.