“If you don’t do it this year, you’ll be one year older when you do.”
Warren Miller was a WWII veteran, a ski racer and instructor, an accomplished surfer and a champion sailor. What he will always be best known for, however, is the 500 films he directed and produced, mostly about outdoor sports and adventures.
His annual ski film marked the beginning of each ski season, and while Miller had little to do with the films later in his life, his name and voice have inspired millions to get out and hits the slopes.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom looks back at the life and legacy of the legendary filmmaker, who passed away on January 24, 2018 in his home on Orcas Island in Washington at the age of 93.