Sad news from the Mammoth thread. A well known ski racing coach died yesterday as the result of a medical emergency. He was on the slopes but it was not a skiing accident.
"MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (June 7, 2016) – Team Summit Colorado’s Alpine Director Greg Needell passed away suddenly after an accident at Mammoth Mountain, CA on June 7. Needell was involved with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) for many years. He was involved with USSA clubs around the country and served as a U.S. Ski Team World Cup coach for eight years."