Jacques Charland*

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Laurentian Ski Hall of Fame – LSM

(1930 - 2013)
Record holder for the longest jump made by a North-American
Inducted in 1992

Born in Trois-Rivières in 1930, Jacques Charland was a remarkable ski-jumping skier. He was the Canada junior champion in 1947. He also was the Senior champion of Eastern Canada in 1951. He was the record holder for the longest jump for a North American jumper in 1958. He was a member of the Canadian Olympic ski jumping team in 1952, in 1956 and in 1960. He was the Canadian ski jumping champion from 1953 to 1957, from 1959 to 1961 and at last in 1968.

Jacques  Charland*