The George Hufsmith Award - Snowboard

Maddie Morton

The George Hufsmith Award

For "Love & Passion" for the Sport

Maddie Morton

All in on anything snowboarding.  No matter the conditions or the set up Maddie finds a way to be productive.


George Hufsmith Award “Love & Passion” for the Sports
George Hufsmith’s wish was for a scholarship to be established in his name to assist Copper Mountain Ski Team athletes who demonstrated his same “love and passion” for the sport. George was once a kid who showed some promise as an elite athlete, but because he lacked resources, he was unable to pursue his dreams. Prior to his death of rare disease, the Club had no knowledge of George, but George knew about the Team because he often skied at Copper Mountain and “loved watching the kids in the red coats training very hard.” His widow established the award in memory of George, and at one time, the award also included a scholarship for summer camps or projects.  This award is presented to 1 athlete in each discipline who has shown consistent “love and passion” for the sport.

Zander Davidson
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