Warren Miller

Courtesy of Warren Miller Archives

Ski icon, filmmaker and author Warren Miller passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24 at his home in Orcas Island, Washington.

Miller, a World War II veteran and prolific filmmaker, produced more than 500 films about skiing, surfing, sailing and other sports, and authored 11 books and about 1,200 columns. He was best known for his adventure ski films, which featured thrilling footage, all narrated in his own humorous style.