Hall of Famer

Felix Belczyk

Affiliated Discipline(s): Alpine
Date of Birth / Death: 1961
Hometown: Castlegar, BC
Active Career Period: 1982 - 1993
Induction CSHF: 1998
Induction Category: Alpine: Super G :: Downhill
Felix Belczyk 1986. Alpine Canada Alpin

Felix Belczyk was a ten year veteran of the Canadian National Alpine Ski team from 1982 to 1992. He was the first North American competitor to win A Super-G event in World Cup competition. He skied for Canadian at the Olympic Games in 1988 at Calgary and 1992 at Albertville, France and was a four time member of the World Championship team in 1985,1987, 1989 and 1991.

1990
1st place, Canadian Downhill Skiing Championship.

1990
3rd place, World Cup Downhill event in Are, Sweden.

1989
1st place, Canadian Super-G Championship.

1988
1st place, World Cup Super-G event in Leukerbad, Switzerland.
3rd place, Olympic Games Combined Downhill event, Calgary Alberta.

1986
4th place, World Cup Downhill event, Kitzbuhel, Austria.

1983
1st place, British Downhill Champion.

Professional Racing Results
1998
1st place, Jeep King of the Mountain Professional Downhill event, Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
1st place, Jeep King of the Mountain Professional Downhill event, Sugarbush, Vermont.
3rd place, Jeep King of the Mountain Professional Downhill event, Snowbird, Utah.

1997
1st place, Jeep King of the Mountain professional Downhill event, Vail, Colorado.

1995
Saudan Couloir Professional Ski Race Extreme, Blackcomb, British Columbia.

1995/1996
3rd place overall, Jeep King of the Mountain Professional Tour.

1994/1995
2nd place overall, King of the Mountain Professional Tour.

1994
2nd place, Aspen Extreme 24 hour endurance race event, Aspen, Colorado.
10th place, World Technical Skiing Championship, Blackcomb, British Columbia.

1993
1st place, Aspen Extreme 24 hour endurance race event, Aspen, Colorado.

Other skiing activities
1992-1998
Director, Belczyk Public & Corporate Ski Camps, Blackcomb and Mount Washington, British Columbia.

1992-1998
Board Member (Male Athletes Representative) Alpine Canada.

Felix Belczyk. Alpine Canada Alpin

Felix Belczyk. Alpine Canada Alpin
Felix Belczyk. Alpine Canada Alpin
Felix Belczyk 1988
1988 Calgary Olympic Winter Games Felix Belczyk in slalom competition. NAST / Peter Freithofer

Felix Belczyk. Alpine Canada Alpin

Men’s National Alpine Ski Team c. 1982 [top row]: Kevin Cox, François Jodoin, Jim Read [bottom row]: Felix Belczyk, Scott Hutcheson, David Roth. Alpine Canada Alpin.

National Alpine Men’s Ski Team c. 1983 [L to R]: Scott Shaver, Steve Podborski, Todd Brooker, Robin McLeish, Felix Belczyk, Chris Kent. Alpine Canada Alpin / Alec Pytlowany.

National Alpine Men’s Ski Team c. 1984 [back row]: Paul Boivin, Don Stevens, Alain Villiard, François Jodoin?, Mike Tommy, Todd Brooker [front row]: Felix Belczyk, ?, Chris McIver, Gary Athans, Jim Read. Alpine Canada Alpin.

Men’s National Alpine Ski Team 1984-85 [top row]: Todd Brooker, Gary Athans, Felix Belczyk, Chris Kent [bottom row]: Paul Boivin, Scott Shaver, Chris McIver, Don Stevens. Alpine Canada Alpin.

National Alpine Ski Team 1985 [top row]: Currie Chapman (head coach), Jim Kirby, Gary Athans, Chris McIver, Scott Shaver, Glenn Wurtele [2nd row]: ?, Don Stevens, Felix Belczyk, Paul Boivin, Todd Brooker, Chris Kent [3rd row]: Laurie Graham, Andréa Bédard, Karen Percy, Karen Stemmle, Josée Lacasse [bottom row]: Liisa Savijarvi, Diana Haight, Kerrin Lee Gartner. Alpine Canada Alpin.

National Alpine Ski Team 1985-86 [top row]: Todd Brooker, ?, Mike Tommy, Derek Thussler, Gary Athans, Alain Villiard, Paul Boivin, Don Stevens, Don Lyon (coach), Currie Chapman (coach), Max Gartner (coach), Carl Petersen (Fitness Co-ordinator) [2nd row]: Piotr Jelen (coach), Germain Barrette (coach), Bruce Henry (coach), ?, Felix Belczyk, Rob Boyd, Istvan Balyi, Glenn Wurtele [3rd row]: Jim Kirby, Andréa Bédard, Jim Read, Chris Kent, Brian Stemmle, Dan Moar, Chris McIver, Diana Haight, Scott Shaver [4th row]: Karen Stemmle, Laurie Graham, Kerrin Lee Gartner, Liisa Savijarvi, Kellie Casey, Josée Lacasse, Karen Percy. Alpine Canada Alpin.

National Alpine Ski Team 1986 [back row]: Todd Brooker, Mike Tommy, Jim Read, Felix Belczyk, Don Stevens [front row]: Brian Stemmle, Rob Boyd, Chris Kent. Alpine Canada Alpin.

National Alpine Ski Team 1986 [Back row]: Chris Kent, Gary Athans, Chris McIver, Dan Moar, Mike Carney, Rob Bosinger [Front row]: Don Stevens, Felix Belczyk, Brian Stemmle, Todd Brooker. Alpine Canada Alpin.

National Alpine Ski Team 1986 [back row]: Glenn Wurtele (coach), Don Stevens, Rob Boyd, Todd Brooker, Mike Tommy, Carl Pettersen (fitness co-ordinator) [middle row]: Diana Haight, Andréa Bédard, Felix Belczyk, Chris Kent, Jim Read, Brian Stemmle, Kellie Casey [bottom row]: Karen Percy, Josée Lacasse, Laurie Graham, Karen Stemmle, Liisa Savijarvi. Alpine Canada Alpin.

Men’s National Alpine Ski Team 1986 [L to R]: Brian Stemmle, Rob Boyd, Gary Athans, Chris McIver, Dan Moar, Mike Carney, Rob Bosinger, Todd Brooker, Chris Kent, Don Stevens, Felix Belczyk. Alpine Canada Alpin.

National Alpine Ski Team 1986 [back row]: Paul Boivin, Chris Kent, Don Stevens, Felix Belczyk, Daniel Moar, Gary Athans [front row]: Brian Stemmle, Chris McIver, Scott Shaver, Jim Kirby, Rob Boyd, Todd Brooker. Alpine Canada Alpin.

Men’s National Alpine Ski Team 1987-88 [top row]: Felix Belczyk, Peter Bosinger, Rob Bosinger, Rob Boyd [bottom row]: Mike Carney, Rob Crossan, Greg Grossman, Dan Moar. Alpine Canada Alpin.

National Alpine Ski Team 1988 [back row]: Rob Boyd, Don Stevens, Ralf Socher, Alain Villiard, Peter Bosinger, Mike Tommy [2nd row]: Mike Carney, Rob Crossan, Felix Belczyk, Jim Read, Dan Moar, Greg Grossman, Brian Stemmle, Rob Bosinger [3rd row]: Josée Lacasse, Kerrin Lee, Nancy Gee, Kendra Kobelka, Michelle McKendry, Liisa Savijarvi, Andréa Bédard [bottom row]: Lucie LaRoche, Kellie Casey, Karen Stemmle, Laurie Graham, Karen Percy. Alpine Canada Alpin.

Felix Belczyk, Steve Podborski, Chris Kent 1983
Felix Belczyk, Steve Podborski, Chris Kent. Alec Pytlowany / Winter Visions 1983.

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