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  • 81-year-old Bogus Basin skier reaches the 1/2 million vertical feet mark

    Ron Poches, 81, completed successfully skiing 500,000 vertical feet for the 2016-2017 season today at Bogus Basin in Boise, Idaho. Ron, who has been skiing for 40 years, said " Skiing has been one of the most important aspects of my life the last 40 years. I don't know if I will make it to 90, but every day is a gift from God. I am going to make the most of every day I can."

81-year-old Bogus Basin skier reaches the 1/2 million vertical feet mark

Ron Poches, 81, completed successfully skiing 500,000 vertical feet for the 2016-2017 season today at Bogus Basin in Boise, Idaho. Ron, who has been skiing for 40 years, said " Skiing has been one of the most important aspects of my life the last 40 years. I don't know if I will make it to 90, but every day is a gift from God. I am going to make the most of every day I can."
Kyle Green kgreen@idahostatesman.com