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Warren Miller: Friends honor ski film pioneer's legacy

Posted: Jan 25, 2018 9:03 PM Updated:

Ski film pioneer Warren Miller passed away Wednesday at the age of 93. Miller was a big part of the Big Sky community. The Warren Miller Performing Arts Center is named in his honor.

MTN’s Morgan Davies takes a look back at the ski film legend and what his work has meant for so many.

Miller’s family announced that the iconic skier passed away at the age of 93 on January 24 at his home on Orcas Island, Washington.

Miller and his wife Laurie are part-time residents of Big Sky. Miller is the namesake of the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center (WMPAC), located in Big Sky’s Gallatin Canyon, at Big Sky’s Ophir School campus.

Miller’s credits include hundreds of sports films, several books, and hundreds of published non-fiction stories.

His annual films on skiing and other outdoor sports are known for their photography, narrative humor, and broad appeal and spanned 60 years.

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