SKI Magazine Gear Tester - Mary Flynn Ware

The Park City Mountain Resort Ski School GM knows a thing or two about ski boots.

Name: Mary Flynn Ware

Mary Flynn Ware

Mary Flynn Ware

Tests Participated in during 2018:

  • High Performance Boot Test in Utah.


  • 5'9", 145 lbs, 58 years old.

Home Mountain

Skiing Background

Mary grew up in the flat farm lands of Indiana and learned to ski in Michigan. She moved to Utah in 1997–"by the grace of God"–and has taught skiing at Park City ever since. 

Professional Background

Mary is the Park City Ski & Snowboard School Children's GM, a PSIA Level 3 instructor and PSIA-Intermountain Children's Specialist Educator. Previously, Mary was a fitness Instructor/Trainer, Equestrian Instructor and Stable owner. She is the mother of three and loves the outdoors year-round.

Years of Testing for SKI Magazine

  • 1

Skiing Style / Foot Shape

  • "I have a size 9 foot, and pretty average, no challenges other than a larger ankle on my left due to a tib/fib compound fracture."

Opinions about Fellow Testers

  • "Ben in no way is shy! I'm sure of that and he is always fun!"
  • "Matt Schiller rocks. I've know Matt since I started at PC, and he's always given me good advice, from running the Colorado river to which skis I'll like best."

Favorite Gear of 2019