Jill Kinmont Boothe (February 16, 1936-February 9, 2012):
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Perhaps you saw the 1975 made-for-television film The Other Side of the Mountain, the film about her life before and after the ski accident in 1955. This accident left Olympic hopeful Jill Kinmont paralyzed. Despite her hopes to ski again, she never did. However, she recovered enough to pursue a career as a teacher and lived the remainder of her life largely out media coverage. Her passing did not make the headlines.