Interviews with our inductees

The Memory of skiing

Guy Thibaudeau, ski and winter sports columnist talks to our inductees, key figures in the history of skiing in the Laurentians, from yesterday to today. ( Summer 2020 )


Lucile Wheeler-Vaughan

First Canadian Olympic medalist in downhill skiing alpine, in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, 1956.

Louis Dufour

Outstanding contributor to the development of the ski industry: from Up-Hill Ltd. to Les Sommets

Linda Crutchfield

An accomplished athlete attracted to speed, she recounts her journey and what led her to her involvement in the preservation of the skiing heritage.

Gilles Parent

A founder and builder, he is also known as a writer and director of a documentary series on the history of skiing.

Georges Bunny Basler

A witness to the beginnings of the ski and hospitality industry, including the history of the Bellevue Ski Center (Morin-Heights).

Bernard Trottier

A man with many hats tells stories: between a ski shop and philanthropy.

Dean Booth

The development of a Laurentian family mountain: Mont-Habitant.

Jasey-Jay Anderson

Winter sports in the Laurentians as seen by the most decorated Canadian snowboarder in history. 

Rhoda Wurtele Eaves

100th anniversary for a ski pioneer.


Excerpt from the conferences

Conferences in Parallel

The weekend of September 24, 25, as part of the 2021 Journées de la culture, the LSM presented its conferences. These historic conferences honored our Ski Hall of Fame inductees.


Louis Dufour

Toujours innover !
(Always innovate!)

Builder, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Les Sommets, exceptional contributor to the development of the ski industry.

Michel Allard

L’histoire du ski dans l’histoire des Laurentides
(The History of Skiing in the History of the Laurentians)

Ph.D, historian, author & museologist

Peter Duncan

Les oubliés du ski
(The Forgotten of Skiing)

Athlete & member of the Canadian Alpine Ski Team (1970-1971) and ski commentator

Guy Thibaudeau

L’histoire du journalisme de ski
(The History of Ski Journalism)

Ski and winter sports columnist for over 50 years