Meet the king and queen of Ullr |

Meet the king and queen of Ullr

The 2006 Ullr King and Queen Suzie and Jerry Rawles might never have tied the knot if it weren’t for good snow.”It was a condition of our marriage, 47 years ago, that I learn to ski,” Suzie said.The retired couple moved to Breckenridge 10 years ago and are nearing the $25,000 donation mark to the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC).Jerry and Suzie are able to give so much because of their “cottage industry,” Suzie said. Jerry creates wind chimes by using old ski poles and Suzie paints them. The profits go to the BOEC. Appreciation for the snow runs in the family. Suzie says her three sons are some of the best skiers in Summit County. Their eldest son Scott is currently the coach of the U.S. Freestyle Moguls Team and sons Mike and Kirk are also skiers.Suzie also appreciates sunnier weather. She has been featured in the Summit County Garden Tour three times.The crowning of the Ullr King and Queen will be Monday night at the Gold Run Nordic Center, which is located at the Breckenridge Golf Course. It includes an indoor reception at 5:30 p.m. with food and beverages and is followed by a beginner-friendly Nordic ski/snowshoe to the Ullr bonfire from 7-9 p.m.

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