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Laurentian Ski Hall of Fame – LSM
A Laurentian family dedicated to skiing, Aubrey and Joan led the way to developing elite ski racing as a way of life for many Laurentian ski families. Both were “compulsive volunteers on the ski-racing circuit, working for over 40 years in the Laurentians and raising a family of skiers. This “total involvement eventually evolved towards putting together some of the foundations of what would later become one of the biggest turning points in Canadian ski racing history the single-minded focus, under Al Raine, on developing Canada as a nation focussed on the downhill event. Peter as a competitor where he worked his way up to the World Cup “B circuit, later as a ski manufacturer’s rep on the World Cup Circuit, racing coach and eventually as administrator for the Canadian Ski Coaches Federation where he is currently in 2013 the full-time Managing Director. Russell, from 1973 to 1975, was Canada’s top ranked slalom skier. After his retirement from active racing, he took on a variety of leadership positions organising ski races at Mont-Tremblant including the 1983 World Cup Ladies Downhill. He, along with some parents, was created Club Élite Tremblant. Gary competited at various levels up to Nor-Am and Pontiac Cup circuits. His enthusiasm for skiing carried on to Switzerland where he now resides.