Her voice quivered but remained strong as she read a powerful poem about her son to a room full of skiers gathered for an avalanche awareness seminar.
"Do I look as though I'm all right?" Cindy Berlack read. "No, I'm not. It's still a fight."
Nearly a year ago, her son, Ronnie, and fellow skiing prospect Bryce Astle were killed in an avalanche near Soelden, Austria.
On Friday night, Cindy Berlack watched a video with skiers of all levels — a video that showed how to stay safe in an avalanche.
It was difficult viewing.
This was emotional, too: Ronnie Berlack and Bryce Astle formally being named to the U.S. Ski Team on Saturday in...