Linda J. Miller was born in San Francisco in 1938. She dropped out of college after reading this ad in a ski magazine, “ wanted skiing chambermaids." She boarded a Trailways bus and got off at Winter Park, Colorado where the pay was $60.00 a month, plus tips, room and board, lift ticket and ski lessons if she finished work by 2:00. P.M. Thus, began her skiing career. Linda J. Miller currently lives in Telluride, Colorado, surrounded by family, including a husband and two great grandsons.