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Harold Fischel was a skier for 40 years, but at the age of 60 he took up snowboarding and has been doing it for 13 years. At 73, Fischel is pretty sure he has taken over the title of being the oldest snowboarder at the Steamboat Ski Area.

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Fischel, 73, claims title of oldest rider on Mount Werner

When Sherman Poppen, the man widely credited with inventing the snowboard, heard that longtime friend Harold Fischel had likely taken over Poppen's title as the oldest snowboarder on Mount Werner, Poppen had to laugh.


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