Death of Jill Kinmont Boothe

February 16, 1936 - February 9, 2012
Carson City, Nevada | Age 75

Disabled ski champ dies at 75
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The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jill Kinmont Boothe, the skiing champion who became a painter and a teacher after she was paralyzed during a race and was the subject of a book and two Hollywood films, has died. She was 75.

Kinmont Boothe died Thursday at a hospital in Carson City, Nev., Ruth Rhines of the local coroner's office told the Los Angeles Times (

At age 18, the L.A. native was the national women's...

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