Former President Gerald R. Ford will be inducted in the Colorado Ski Hall of Fame on Oct. 19 for his support of the ski industry.
Ford, who has a home near Vail, is credited with helping bringing two World Cup Ski Championships to Colorado. He also has promoted Colorado skiing in his world travels.
Ford, 87, also helped raise money for cultural events in the Vail area. He has served on the board of the Vail Valley Foundation for more than 20 years.