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National Body Sliding at Sugarloaf in the ’80s

National Body Sliding at Sugarloaf in the ’80s

The variety of methods & madness of the National Body Sliding Championship on Boardwalk as part of White White World Week was half the entertainment, the rest was all the mayhem of the trip down the slope! You’ll recognize several folks in this 25 year old+ video who still call the Mtn. home, with a grin & […]

Who remembers when we had hang-gliding at Sugarloaf???

Who remembers when we had hang-gliding at Sugarloaf???

Once again, a million Thank Yous to Michael Thom whose film camera captured rare footage of the hang-gliding ‘festival’we had in the ’70s at a time when a couple locals were doing it regularly (as often as possible!). This event was a real draw for the locals… the Who’s Who of the region can all […]

21st Century Ski & Snowboard Competition in Maine

21st Century Ski & Snowboard Competition in Maine

We’ve recently acquired a copy of the video produced last year by the Ski Museum of Maine to share with WSKI’s viewers, as well as our website’s! Plenty of footage from our Archives, since we’ve been the only ones shooting video at Sugarloaf, or any other Maine ski area for that matter, for over 35 […]

Jud Strunk singing for Peter Webber

Jud Strunk singing for Peter Webber

Talk about Local Talent! In the 1960s & into the 70s, Peter Webber was becoming a leader in the growing ski industry in Maine,

Amos & Friends Dancing

Amos & Friends Dancing

This blast from the past is sure to bring back memories of the decades of kids’ programs creating future Sugarloafers under the care of Marcia White & her fabulous crew. Bonus points if you know where the guy in the suit holding up the banners works now! Wee bit of irony; it was Top competition […]

1990 Western Maine Mountains Chamber of Commerce

1990 Western Maine Mountains Chamber of Commerce

Many things have changed since Snowfields Productions created this video to encourage more businesses to call Franklin County home in 1990!

Jud Strunk’s ConcAuction in Coplin

Jud Strunk’s ConcAuction in Coplin

Thank you Michael Thom for this priceless footage from about 40 years ago of our beloved Jud’s cleaning house & the whole cast of characters, many no longer with us, some long gone to other places, but many still around here, who were loving the day, the place, the people…. Life in Maine…..

Stanley Steamers: local history that still inspires!

Stanley Steamers: local history that still inspires!

The Stanley Steamer is one of those special inventions that you fall in love with when you first see (& hear!) one, if you should be so fortunate! This video from WSKI’s Archives by an unknown producer is timeless in its presentation of one of the incredible creations of the brilliant Stanley brothers of Kingfield […]

Here’s one of our local programs from the archives, Loafin Around.

Here’s one of our local programs from the archives, Loafin Around.

Band from Uncle (oh how we miss you, Uncle AL!); skiing out back on Spaulding; WMCC: some of the many reasons why we love living in our region! With the help of T & L’s sleds, Crusher, AJ & Listo accompanied WSKI’s Eric Schwink several years ago on this backcountry tour w/ the Environmental Disaster Ski Team, plus […]

Stub spoke with WSKI a few years back

Stub spoke with WSKI a few years back

Stub Taylor cut trails on Sugarloaf Mtn. as a teenager under the direction of Amos Winter, & went on to be the head of the Ski Patrol for the better part of a half century.