Gaby Pleau*

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Laurentian Ski Hall of Fame – LSM

(1920 - 2002)
Founder of the most important women's alpine ski club (1947)
Inducted in 1988

Born in Loretteville, Québec in 1920, Gaby Pleau was a member of the Alpine National Ski team between 1942 and 1946. During her carreer, she won many Championships in Québec, in Canada and in the United-States. In 1947, she founded a ski club for girls and women “Club-École Saint-Castin du Lac Beauport”. With 163 members, it’s was the largest in the world at that time. In 1948, she was in charge of the Women’s Olympic Team at Saint-Moritz. At last, she was a graduate, level IV, member of the Canadian Ski Instructors’ alliance (CSIA).

Gaby  Pleau*