Julie Parisien, member of a talented Auburn skiing family and a Sugarloaf pride as well, gained literally worldwide acclaim as she compiled a wealth of honors ranging from New England all the way to Japan.
Parisien was a member of eight U.S. ski teams, four times national champions in the 1987-98 period. Her glittering resume includes three World Cup triumphs and a bronze third place medal in world junior competition.
She was a member of the U.S. team at the 1992 games at Albertville, France, Narioka, Japan in 1993 and a member of the U.S. team at the 1994 Olympics at Lillehammer, Norway. Parisien joined the Pro Ski Tour for 1999, '96 and '97. She gained second place overall in two championships. She was a member of the U.S. team at the 1998 Olympics at Nagano, Japan and was overall champion in the U.S. Nationals.
Along the way, Julie was U.S. National Combined Champion and named Alpine Skier of the Year by Ski Racing Magazine in 1990. She is active in the "Ski Maine For Kids" program, a free affair for fifth graders and coaches in the Maine Handicapped Skiing program, as well as the Special Olympics.
Julie resides in Lewiston with her husband Tim Nuce.
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The Maine Sports Hall of Fame was established in 1972 for the purpose of: 1) appointing and bestowing recognition awards and scholarships to outstanding Maine high school scholar-athletes; and, 2) to formally honor and memorialize Maine athletes and sports figures who have brought distinction and honor to the state of Maine.