Canadian Ski MuseumCanadian Ski Hall of Fame

Doug Pfeiffer

Instructor :: Builder

Doug Pfeiffer, ski instructor, ski technician, journalist and tireless advocate for the sport is one of the legends of modern alpine skiing.  Born in 1927 in Quebec City, he began his early skiing career as an instructor under the direction of other legends, first at the renowned Chalet Cochand, Quebec in 1945, moving on to John Fripp's ski school at Mont Tremblant in 1946, and moving again in 1947 to earn his coveted ski instructor certification with Real Charette at the Snow Eagles Ski School, at Grey Rocks Inn, Ste Jovite, Quebec.

In 1950, he moved to the Squaw Valley, California, to apprentice with the famed French skiing innovator, Emile Allais, originator of the "pure parallel" skiing method... ['CLICK' BELOW TO READ FULL BIOGRAPHY]

Born:  1927

Active Period:  1945 - 1972

Inducted:  2000

 View/Download Full English Biography

List All Inductees Alphabetically

List All Inductees By Year of Induction

Search The Hall of Fame