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Two people with Aspen ties joining Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

Courtesy, Aspen Skiing Company

This weekend, snowboarder Chris Klug, and Starwood developer Edgar Stern  are being inducted into the United States Ski and Snowboard Hall of fame. Though the actual hall is in Michigan, the ceremony is happening in Aspen - Klug’s hometown.

Klug said in a phone interview on Thursday that he owes a lot to the sport he’s being honored for.

“It was my livelihood for 25 years,” said Klug. “It took me all over the world. It was a great education and introduced me to great people, and friends and teammates. “

The event is on Saturday at the St. Regis Hotel at 5 p.m..



Patrick Fort grew up in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, nurturing a love for ice hockey and deli sandwiches. After moving to Colorado in 2010 to attend the University of Colorado to study music, Patrick discovered his love for journalism. In 2013, Patrick created and hosted the award-winning radio program Colorado Stories, a news program that covered CU and the surrounding community. An avid mountain and road cyclist, Patrick also referees youth ice hockey. He loves '60s pop bands and and trying new recipes ranging from milk-braised carnitas to flourless cakes.
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