Janet Miner Bennett

Inducted in 1994

  • 1951: Born in Liverpool, New York.
  • 1965: First competition skiing victory, New York State Tour, Endicott, NY.
  • 1966 : Won NYS Junior Slalom Championship.
  • 1969-1971: Attended Springfield College – Physical Education major.
  • 1969: NYS Women’s Slalom Championship.
  • 1970: Eastern Masters Champion: 1st place – Slalom and Trick Skiing, Ballston Lake.
  • 1971: Won NYS Women’s Slalom and Trick Skiing, Onondaga Lake.
  • 1976: Medal winner, pro division, National Finals NYS Female Slalom Champion.
  • 1977: NYS Female Slalom Champion, Eastern Record Holder, Women’s Slalom.
  • 1989: At age 39, holds best tournament average of any eastern female skier.
  • 1990: First woman 35-45 years old in U.S. to make complete pass at 35-foot line off 40-foot line.
  • 1990: Only female skier to qualify for professional division, holds six New York State records.

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