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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian Tom Corcoran

Olympian and Waterville Valley Ski Resort founder NOVEMBER 16, 1931 - JUNE 27, 2017 WATERVILLE VALLEY - Loving family and community man, pioneering leader in the ski industry and founder of the Waterville Valley Ski Resort, 35 years as Waterville Valley Town Selectman and two time Olympian, Thomas Armstrong Corcoran passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Charleston, South Carolina at the age of 85. An accomplished ski racer on the U.S. Ski Team in the 1950s, Corcoran was one of the most...
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