Bujakowski, Jerry

Never-say-die surfer and skier; India's first representative in the Winter Olympics, as well at that country's only representative in the 1968 World Surfing Championships. The son of a Polish oil developer and one-time RAF pilot, Jerry Bujakowski was born (1939) in Lithuania, but raised in India. He attended college in America, and began skiing at age 17, in Idaho; small (5' 6"), tough, and recklessly fast, he later attended University of Denver on a sports scholarship. After college, Bujakos...