Jim Easton has led a life devoted to the pursuit of high performance in sports. As a businessman, archer and philanthropist, Jim has spent his life working to improve and maximize the human sporting experience. His legacy of excellence was the highlight of the 2016 Governor’s State of Sport Awards. Jim was awarded the Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the gala, which was held on May 10, 2016 in Salt Lake City.
The annual Governor’s State of Sport Awards celebrate Utah’s sports industry, and honors excellence in high school, amateur, collegiate, Olympic and professional sports for the prior calendar year. Athletes, teams, coaches and sporting highlights in 9 categories were awarded at the event held by the Utah Sports Commission and Governor Herbert.