Corey Engen  (deceased)

Year Inducted: 1973

Born:                03/30/1916                      Mjondalen, Norway

Died:                05/9/2006                        McCall, ID

During his ski sport career, Corey compiled an impressive record as an athlete and builder of the sport. As a competitor, he won over 200 trophies in alpine and Nordic events. These included national championships in both alpine and Nordic competitions. Corey was also twice on Olympic teams.

Like his brothers, Alf and Sverre, he began his American competitive career as a ski jumper with the Utah Ski Club. He moved to McCall, Idaho in 1937 to be a local ski leader and competitor. He then went to Ogden, Utah where he was ski school director at Snow Basin from 1945 to 1951 and also served as coach of the Intermountain Ski Association Junior Team.

He officiated at the 1960 Olympic Winter Games and at many other important national and international events.  He was a recipient of the Russell Wilder Trophy, recognition from the USSA for contributions to junior skiing. 

 


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