Keith Lange

Competitive Skier
Ski Sport Innovator


Keith Lange started skiing when he was eleven years old. Keith became a full-certified ski instructor in 1951 and certified Master in 1958. Over a 23-year period, Keith was instrumental in developing instructor training and examination criteria. He also served as an examiner for more than 20 years.

Keith served as President and Vice President of ISIA and served on the ISIA Board of Directors for 23 years. He was a demo team member for 10 years and served as the team coach. Keith was awarded lifetime membership in ISIA.

Keith also served as PSIA President, Vice President and member of the Board of Directors. He was a national deom team coach. Keith coached the Intermountain Jr. National team and was a guest coach of the Women's 1960Olympic team in Squaw Valley.

As a competitor, Keith was well known for his Gelande jumping and placed first in the First National Gelande Competition. Keith also competed in the Snow Cup as well as other Alpine and Nordic events.

Keith Lange is an honorary Lifetime member of PSIA and continues to be an active instructor at Alta. He has taught people to ski for more than 40 years.