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Louis Grimes

- 1989

Cross-Country :: Coach :: Official

Louis Grimes started to ski at the age of 8-years and came into prominence in the 1920s, first through his involvement in the instruction of juvenile and junior racers and later, by 1924, as a cross-country racer in the Ottawa-Gatineau region as a member of the Ottawa Ski Club.  He was the three-time winner of the annual City of Ottawa cross-country ski championships in 1924, '25 and '26.  From 1924 to 1930 he had creditable finishes in several Canadian Amateur Ski Association (CASA) Championship races placing in the top ten on four occasions.  He also competed in a number of races in the USA... ['CLICK' BELOW TO READ FULL BIOGRAPHY]

Active Period:  1924 - 1982

Inducted:  1986

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