John Turner passed away on February 9 after a lengthy illness. John was a past Florida State champion, Southern Regional champion and National contender in the older divisions. John came to 3 event competition from the ABC barefooting and was an accomplished competitive barefooter.
He was a Senior judge and a great role model for aspiring young skiers.
This link is to an article that was published in the Tampa Bay Times about his accomplishments with the Florida A & M marching band and as the director of the Plant High school marching band.