— Alf Engen In Flight

Alf Marinius Engen (May 15, 1909–July 20, 1997) was a Norwegian-American skier. He set several ski jumping world records during the 1930s and helped establish numerous ski areas in the western United States. Engen is best known for his ski school at Alta in Utah and as the pioneer of powder skiing.

 

This photograph of Engen is circa 1935.

 

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Alf Engen in flight, alf marinius engen, skiing, ski jump, ski jumper, norway, norweigian-american, 15.05.1909, 20.07.1997, circa 1935, photography