Skeeter Werner Walker

Gladys " Skeeter " Werner ( born December 22, 1933, Steamboat Springs, Colorado; † July 20, 2001 ibid ) was an American alpine skier.

Werner was the oldest of three siblings, who brought it to top results in Alpine skiing. They, like their brothers Buddy and Lori made ​​the jump to the U.S. Ski Team.

At her debut in the U.S. Ski Team in 1954, she was its youngest member. In 1956, she participated in Cortina d'Ampezzo in the Olympic Winter Games, where they tithe in the downhill, giant slalom and 27th in the 22 was in the slalom. Your active sports career, she finished in 1957 and founded in her hometown, the Steamboat Ski School. In 1968 she married the former American football player Doak Walker, whom she had previously cared for in a ski course. With him she lived until her death. Werner died in 2001 from cancer.