The Gene Gillis Award - Alpine

Camden Palmquist

The Gene Gillis Award

For Outstanding Athletics

Camden Palmquist

Camden Palmquist ended the season with three FIS victories under his belt including winning the Italian National U18 Championships in SL.

He fiinishes the season ranked 4th in the world in his Year of Birth and has made a strong statement for US Ski Team Nomination.

Congratulations Camden!


Gene Gillis Award For Outstanding Athletics

This award is presented to 1 athlete in each discipline for outstanding results. Gene Gillis was an Olympian and a founder of the Copper Mountain Race Team back in the 1970s. In 1980, along with Mark Jones, Corky McDonald, and Fred Turner, Gene started the Summit Race Team, which provided full-time Alpine ski training for the first time in Summit.  His wife Ina passed away in March 2019.  Until her death, she lived in their house, which is now surrounded by development in the River Run Village at Keystone.


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