A St. Lawrence alumnus is the "fastest slalom telemark skier in the U.S.,"
according to a recent story in The Buffalo News, his hometown
Andy Minier '91, of Hamburg, N.Y., is a member of the U.S. Telemark
Ski Team, and at the U.S. Open in Montana this year, he finished
second in all three of his races, to wind up second overall. The
Buffalo News story states, "Not bad for a man in just his second
year of international competition who didn't make the national team
until he was already 33 years old."
A history major and Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity member while a student
at St. Lawrence, Minier began back-country skiing during his University
Next up for Minier is are World Cup finals and the World Championships,
being held in March, 2003, in Montana. He made the U.S. team last year,
competing nine times in France, Norway and Slovenia. He ended the
season with five top-15 World Cup finishes and a national slalom championship.
Click here to read the entire Buffalo News story about Minier.
Posted: January 30, 2003