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THOSE DOWN IN THE BAR HARBOR AREA MAY REMEMBER THE NAME JOHN GRAY. GRAY WAS A THREE SPORT STAR AT BAR HARBOR HIGH SCHOOL AND WENT ONTO UMAINE…NOW A HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL IN RHODE ISLAND. GRAY WILL BE INDUCTED INTO THE RHODE ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME…..BUD DOW WILL BE INDUCTED POSTHUMOUSLY INTO THE MAINE SKI HALL OF FAME THIS FALL…..DOW WAS A BUSINESSMAN IN PITTSFIELD….WHO BEGAN A SMALL SKI AREA CALLED PINNACLE SKI SLOPE… THE HILL STILL OPERATES TODAY IN TOWN WITH A ROPE TOW AND THIS WINTER THEY HOSTED THESE SPECIAL OLYMPICS AREA GAMES…..DOW WAS ACTIVE IN SKIING AROUND THE STATE AND WAS AN OFFICIAL AT N-C-A-A COMPETITIONS…..