Sun Valley ski legend Bob Griswold passes away

Posted By: The Ski Channel on August 25, 2010 11:29 am

The ski community has lost yet another pioneer as Sun Valley ski legend Bob Griswold passed away on August 12, 2010 in Tacoma, WA. He was 64.

Griswold, a former Sun Valley bartender, helped found the original K2 Demonstration Team in 1971 and frequently appeared in numerous ski movies produced by the iconic filmmaker Dick Barrymore.

Watch this clip of Griswold skiing powder at Snowbird in 1971 during Barrymore’s “The Performers.”


There will be a celebration of his life September 18, 2010, in Sun Valley, Idaho. Please leave online condolences at