Ski legend Jimmy Zell dies after long battle with ALS

Posted By: The Ski Channel on December 16, 2010 1:06 pm

One of the original O.G’s of Jackson Hole royalty, Jimmy Zell has passed away.  He is credited with putting the silent in Jackson Hole Air Forces slogan of being Swift, Silent, Deep.  Also thought of as one of the best skiers skiers in America in his prime, he was paralized after a paragliding accident in 1996.  He was 48 years old.

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photo: Cameron Neilson