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Jim Hunter

Alpine :: Giant Slalom :: Downhill :: Slalom

Jim Hunter, nicknamed by his teammates "Jungle Jim", was a member of the Canadian Men's Alpine Ski Team for 7-years, from April 1970 until April 1977.  He earned a second nickname as the original "Crazy Canuck".  His daring on the race course in Europe and North America set the style for the younger National Team downhill competitors who followed, the "Crazy Canucks", who became world celebrities between 1974 and 1984... ['CLICK' BELOW TO READ FULL BIOGRAPHY]

Born:  1953

Active Period:  1970 - 1977

Inducted:  1987

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