Dr. Allison Holland*

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Laurentian Ski Hall of Fame – LSM

Dr. Allison
Sports medicine pioneer
Inducted in 1989

Born in 1902 at Montréal, Allison Holland was an early skier on self made barrel staves, tied with rubber bands, on Mount Royal in 1912. He then became a downhill expert skier until the age of 85. In 1955, he opened a renowned accident clinic, near Hill 70 (Saint-Sauveur), treating upwards of 13,000 skiing injuries, setting casts on more ant 2 000 broken legs alone, while vigorously urging better safety standards on ski hills and ski equipment. Through his implication and work with injured skiers, he was really a pionner in sport medecine.

Dr. Allison  Holland*