WEATHERSFIELD, Vt. — Paul Robbins, the ski and travel journalist who served as the U.S. Ski Team's primary writer for more than two decades, died Saturday of an apparent heart attack. He was 68.

Robbins died while working in his home, the U.S. Ski Team said.

Well known for wearing a Scottish tam, Robbins started writing about ski racing in the late '70s. His work appeared in many magazines, including Skiing, SKI and Ski Racing.

Robbins worked at eight Winter Olympics — every one since 1980 in Lake Placid where he served as press chief for luge