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A Sidney Dawes

1888 - 1968


A Sidney Dawes lifelong involvement with skiing began on the slopes of Mount Royal, Montreal, Quebec, in the years before the First World War (1914-1918) and in the 1920s in the Laurentian Mountains, Quebec.  He is best known, however, not for his skiing prowess but for his contribution over many years to the organizational development of skiing in Canada.

Following the Olympic Games held in Squaw Valley, U.S.A., in 1960, he was invited by the late Premier of British Columbia to search for a site in British Columbia to support a Canadian bid to host the 1968 winter Olympic Games... ['CLICK' BELOW TO READ FULL BIOGRAPHY]

Active Period:  1928 - 1968

Inducted:  1982

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