Beryl Puddifer

Builder, alpine skiing. Originally from Great Britain, Beryl made an important contribution to the notoriety of the Laurentians and of Mont-Tremblant by creating Ski the Gap, a ski school for young British people who desired to become ski instructors during their pivotal year between high school and university. Created in 1994, Ski the Gap is […]

Marc Perreault

Athlete, downhill skiing. A native of St-Jérôme, Marc Perreault had ski on his mind for all his life, first as a competitor and member of the Canadian Team in the early 70s and then as a freelance competitor in countless professional competitions and finally as an amateur on the Circuit des Maîtres until the age […]

James Jackson

Builder, Nordic skiing. This resident of Morin-Heights, an engineer by training, has dedicated most of his life to cross-country skiing, as a designer and manufacturer of skis for over 10 years at the Norski and Karhu companies. He also gave his time as a volunteer to supervise, design and develop the Morin-Heights network of ski […]

Erik Guay

Competitor, downhill skiing. This athlete from the Mont-Tremblant region has been one of the greatest skiers in Canadian history. Super-G World Champion in 2017, his record in the World Cup includes 25 podiums and 5 victories. One of the great Canadian athletes from the Laurentians. Erik Guay

Serge Couture

Builder, downhill skiing. Serge has had a long and important career in ski resort management. In the 1970s, he was one of the artisans behind the revival of Mont Saint-Sauveur (now Les Sommets) with the Hebert and Dufour families, just to name a few.  A visionary, he bought in 1988 the Mont St-Bruno located in […]

Eddy Butler

Builder, downhill skiing. This ski enthusiast has touched innumerable areas of skiing. He started as a patrolman at Mont-Tremblant, he was one of the first Canadians to spend his summers in Chile to work in the biggest ski resort at the time. He eventually created “Les Importations Edger”, a ski equipment distributor that helped many […]

Stan Segal

Instructor and builder, Stan Segal founded and operated one of the most important itinerant ski schools for young people called the “Snowlarks”. More than 500 youths were enrolled for classes each weekend. Stan Segal

Lowell Thomas*

Journalist and builder, Lowell Thomas was a war correspondent for major American networks in the 1930s. During the same period, a passionate ski enthusiast, he will be responsible for the creation of Mont-Tremblant, under the direction of Joe Ryan. Lowell Thomas*

Michel Allard

Doctor in history, Michel Allard contributed greatly to the permanent exhibition of the Laurentian Ski Museum. Professor and speaker, he has signed several articles and a book, including “Le Coeur des Laurentides” on the history of the Laurentians and the importance of skiing in its development. Michel Allard

Rochelle Lash

Since the 1980s, Journalist Rochelle Lash has helped promote tourism and skiing in the Laurentians through her articles. Her articles have reached millions of readers through print media, including The Montreal Gazette, The New York Times, The Toronto Star and Skiing Magazine. Rochelle Lash