Summit Nordic Ski Club

Summit Nordic Coach Hannah Taylor Dies in Trail Running Accident (Updated)

(Update: On Thursday, Aug. 2, the Summit County coroner’s office provided details on what happened to Hannah Taylor on July 21. Those details can be found here.)  A Summit Nordic Ski Club coach for the last 14 years, Hannah Taylor, 39, passed away on Saturday after a trail running accident in the Gore Range near Frisco, Colorado. Originally from Hopkinton, N.H., Taylor, who lived in the Frisco area for the better part of the last...

Olof Hedberg begins the head coach position on September 1, 2014. He is originally from Sweden and started ski racing at age three. For the next 23 years racing became his way of life. Throughout his 20’s he raced professionally and was ranked top 160 in the world on the FIS ranking list. In 2004, he got an offer to work with Fredrik Landstedt and the UNM ski team. This position provided the opportunity to coach and pursue a Master’s degree in finance. During his time at UNM the team finished 2nd and 4th at NCAAs. He graduated with a MBA in Finance with a 4.0 GPA and spent 6 years working for RBC Capital Markets in New York City.