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Jean-Marc Rozon

Freestyle :: Freestyle Aerial :: Coach

Jean-Marc Rozon was founder and leader of the world-renowned "Quebec Air Force, a group of Quebec-based freestyle skiers who dominated the freestyle World Cup circuit in the 1980s.  A member of the Canadian National Freestyle team from 1980 until 1983, and from 1986 until 1991 as a freestyle aerials competitor, he competed on the Federation Internationale de Ski (FIS) circuit from November 1980 until his final event at Mont Gabriel, Quebec, in February 1991.  In that period, he competed in 50 events, stood on the winner's podium no fewer than 25 times (placed 1st 13 times, 2nd 9 times, 3rd 3 times ) and finished in the Top 10 on 39 occasions, an extraordinary record of accomplishment.

He won the overall World Cup Aerials Championship in 1986/87 and again in 1987/88.  He also won a Gold Medal in Aerials as a "demonstration sport" at the XV Olympic Winter Games, held in Calgary, Alberta in 1988.

A pioneer in the world of freestyle aerials skiing, he made an invaluable contribution to the sport with the development of water ramps which allowed aerials training to continue throughout the summer months.  His coaching expertise in aerials was also employed by the both Norwegian and Swedish Olympic Freestyle teams for the XIX Olympic Winter Games, Salt Lake City, USA.

In national competition, he placed 1st in aerials in 1987 and 3rd in 1988... ['CLICK' BELOW TO READ FULL BIOGRAPHY]

Born:  1961

Active Period:  1980 - 1991

Inducted:  1997

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