FIS was saddened to learn of the passing of John D. Lindstrom, Honorary Member of the Sub-Committee for Cross-Country Development.
John Douglas Lindstrom, 84, passed away November 5, 2018 in a tractor accident at home in his cherished avocado grove in Bonsall, California. A professional pilot, Lindstrom was an avid and passionate skier, both downhill and cross-country. He was a certified downhill skiing instructor and founded the Delta Air Lines Ski Club.
He participated in numerous cross-country races both around the country and around the world and also officiated the Cross-Country ski events at the 1980 Lake Placid and 2002 Salt Lake Olympics. He was on the board of directors for the U.S. National Ski Hall of Fame & Museum.