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Girls get a taste of ski mountain rescue — Jackson Hole News & Guide, February 2019

"Junior Ski Patrol Day gives girls a chance to try out the profession of saving people."

by Peter Lobozzo for JH News & Guide


“Who wants to be injured?”

Half a dozen hands shot up outside the ski patrol station at the top of the Apres Vous chairlift at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.

“Super injured!”

“Injured, please.”

Manners prevailed as girls jockeyed for the job of fallen skier. During the mock rescue, a half dozen girls gathered around the “injured party” as ski patroller Megan Raczak coached them. Raczak handed her radio to Esbeidy Gamez, 14, kneeling beside her.

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