The Gene Gillis Award - Freeski

Evelyn Harris

The Gene Gillis Award

For Outstanding Athletics

Evelyn Harris

Evelyn's, hard work and dedication last Summer and Fall paid off with podium results throughout the Season.

She is a strong leader who meets challenges with a smile making positive changes enhancing her skills and continues to push during the off-season.

Congratulations Evelyn!


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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