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America’s Byron Whipple – Celebration of Life – Oct 9

Update: Sept 11, 2010 – by Lauren Dunsmore
Fellow ski racers – please send 1 or 2 of your most prized photos of Byron Whipple and yourself… along with a favorite story/ funny moment/ or a crazy time with Byron to share with his family at his celebration of life on Oct. 9th, 2010.

Please forward to Casey Whipple as soon as possible: or mail to 4765 Lakeshore Blvd. Lakeport, CA 95453 USA.
Byron’s family has asked in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to brighten the streets of Lakeport by contributing to a Lamppost that will be named in his honor in downtown Clearlake.

Donations can be sent to:
“In memory of Byron Whipple-Lamppost donation”
C/O City Center Reality
975 North Main St.
Lakeport, CA 95453

Rest in Peace Whip, you are missed so much and will never be forgotten…too many great memories shared with great friends and family!

Until next time….Ski ya later!

Sept 6, 2010: America’s Byron Whipple passed away on Saturday evening in Lakeport, USA as a result of a boating accident.

The well known character goes back a long way in ski racing and amongst his many achievements, won the Bronze medal at the 1981 World Championships at Lecco, Como & Idroscalo in Italy.

Local press report

Our thoughts go out to his family and friends.

Byron (centre) accepting his 1981 World Bronze with Keith Brice (right)
Byron Whipple

Byron Being Byron

Byron Being Byron - submitted by commenter "clamuse"

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