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Residents Learn the History of Local Ski Jumping

Posted 5/16/2017

Residents from River Pines long-term concierge care in Altoona learned about the history of local ski jumping on Thursday night. Dan Matton, a team member of the Flying Eagles Ski Jumping Team and his son Nick, a U.S. Ski Team Member, shared their experiences as ski jumpers including a video presentation of the Flying Eagles Ski Jumping Team. The presenters quickly bonded with Bob Anderson, a resident who had been on the team in the 1950s. Anderson delighfuly recalled his memories as a ski jumper, as the other residents were in awe over his accomplishments. The sweet story was covered on WEAU

Grace Lutheran Communities has been helping our friends and neighbors in communities all over the Chippewa Valley since 1960. The non-profit organization specializes in rehabilitation, assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care, child care, independent living, and adult day services.