Hall of Famer

Jean-Guy Brunet

Affiliated Discipline(s): Alpine
Date of Birth / Death: 1939
Hometown: Ste-Agathe, Que.
Active Career Period: 1959 - 1972
Induction CSHF: 1999
Induction Category: Alpine: Downhill, Slalom, Giant Slalom, Combined. Coach/Instructor
Jean Guy Brunet. CSHFM Collection.

Jean-Guy Brunet had a distinguished career in skiing competition in the late 1950s and 1960s. He competed in Downhill, Giant Slalom and Slalom events at the 1960 Winter Olympic Games, Squaw Valley, USA, the 1964 Winter Olympic Games, Innsbruck, Austria, and the 1962 World Championships, Chamonix, France.

His contribution to alpine skiing continued after he retired from active competition becoming a member of the Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance, 1965/1966, coach, Laurentian Ski Zone, 1965/1966 and 1968 to 1972, Ski School Director, Blue Mountain ski area, Collingwood, Ontario, 1967.

In 1988, he was inducted into the Laurentians Hall of Fame.

Competition Highlights

1959
1st place, Downhill event, Red Birds Championships.
2nd place, Downhill event, Canadian Alpine Championships.
2nd place, Combined events, Canadian Alpine Championships.
1st place overall in the Canadian National Team Training Qualifiers.

1961
1st place, Slalom event, Canadian National Championships.

1962
1st place, Giant Slalom event, Canadian National Championships.
1st place, Downhill event, Canadian National Championships.

1963
1st place, Downhill event, Canadian National Championships.

1964
1st place, Downhill event, Canadian National Championships.
1st place, Combined events, Canadian National Championships.

 

Please Note: The ski information gathered here is compiled from a number of sources; it may not be inclusive of all accomplishments.
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