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Thor Christian Groswold

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Birthplace: Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
Death: Died in Denver, Denver County, Colorado, United States
Place of Burial: Littleton Cemetery, Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Bernice Brandt
Father of <private> Groswold and <private> Groswold

Managed by: Elisabet Aamdal
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About Thor Christian Groswold

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http://www.skihall.com/index.php?_a=document&doc_id=11&id=125

Thor C. Groswold was a competitive skier in Norway who immigrated to the United States in 1923. Through the 1920's and 30's he established himself as a championship skier and also became a top ranking official locally, regionally and nationally.

A pioneer ski manufacturer in America he was involved in many aspects of ski sport. His Groswold Ski company was known across the country supplying skis to Olympic athletes, the 10th Mountain Division and to recreational skiers. He was ever curious and worked constantly to improve skiing equipment.

He was also a co-founder of Arapahoe Ski Basin and instigated the founding of Berthoud Pass and Winter Park in Colorado.

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Thor Christian Groswold's Timeline

1895
October 28, 1895
Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
1973
February 16, 1973
Age 77
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, United States
1973
Age 77
Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States
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