Art Tokle Wins Plastic Snow
Ski Jump in 100-Degree Weather
This vintage article about Arthur Tokle appeared in the 1957 American Ski Annual.
Thanks to Liz Holste for contributing this great article

Arthur E. Tokle was born in Norway in 1922 and came to the United States in 1947. Art jumped for the U.S. in the 1952 and 1960 Olympics, and in the 1958 World Championships. He coached the U.S. jumping squad at the '64 and '68 Olympics, and served as a technical director for the 1980 games. He was inducted into the US National Ski Hall of Fame in 1970.  Arthur died on March 3, 2005 at the age of 82, sixty years to the day after his brother Torger,one of the greatest U.S. jumping champions, was killed in Italy, fighting in the 10th Mountain Division

 

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