Paul Wegeman skied for Western State College and Denver University, and in 1951 won the Skimeister Trophy at the Dartmouth Winter Carnival, given to the best all-around skier. Wegeman competed in the 1950 World Championships as well as the 1952 Winter Olympics. He later became a ski instructor in Vail, and then helped develop the Steamboat Springs ski area. He was inducted into the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame in 1998. His father, Al, and his brother, Keith, are also members of that Hall of Fame.