Date of Birth:
March 28, 1965
City/State of Birth:
Carlsbad, New Mexico
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Olympics and Events Attended:
1988 Olympics, Calgary, Canada - Special Jumping
At the age of thirteen, Rick Mewborn began his jumping career at Howelsen Hill. While jumping, he earned several international titles. He was a Junior National Champion, the U.S. National Champion, as well as the Canadian National Champion. In 1988 he competed at the Olympics in Calgary. After his ski jumping career ended, he returned to Howelsen Hill to coach many more jumpers.
Rick continues to live and work in Steamboat Springs where he runs an excavation company. He enjoys returning to Howelsen Hill to watch his own children ski.
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Tribal Lands Acknowledgement
The Board and Staff of the Tread of Pioneers Museum respectfully acknowledge the Ute people, the original inhabitants of Northwest Colorado, and other Indigenous Nations of this area where we now reside. We recognize that the establishment of this region impacted the lifeways of Native peoples and their communities. In accepting this, we are called to utilize this educational institution to teach stewardship of the land and continuing commitment to the inclusion and respect of these Nations and their traditional values for their homelands.