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Doug Coombs

American alpine skier

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Doug Coombs was an American alpine skier and mountaineer who helped to pioneer the sport of extreme skiing, both in North America and worldwide.Biography Coombs was born in Boston and grew up in Bedford, Massachusetts, skiing in New Hampshire and Vermont. He attended Bedford High School before attending Montana State University in Bozeman where he honed his skiing skills at nearby Bridger Bowl before becoming a fixture of the extreme skiing scene in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, helping to found Valdez Heli-Ski Guides in Alaska in 1994, and twice winning the World Extreme Skiing Championship, in 1991 and 1993.

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Montana State University

Public land-grant research university in Bozeman, Montana, United States