Hall of Famer

Laurie Kreiner

Affiliated Discipline(s): Alpine
Hometown: Timmins, Ontario
Induction CSHF: 2010
Induction Category: Alpine
The Kreiner sisters: Kathy on left, Laurie on right. Small Town Olympic Ski Dreams / Canadian Ski Council.

Laurie Kreiner (born 30 June 1954) is a Canadian former alpine skier who competed in the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan and in the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria.

Career Highlights

1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria
#16 Downhill
#27 Giant Slalom
#14 Slalom

1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan
#20 Downhill
#4 Giant Slalom
#12 Slalom

Other Top 10 Competition Results

1976
7th, Combined, FIS World Ski Championships, Innsbruck, Austria

1974
10th, Slalom, World Cup, Bad Gastein, Austria

1973

6th, Giant Slalom, World Cup, St. Gervais, FRA
4th, Downhill, World Cup, Pfronten, Germany
5th, Downhill, World Cup, Pfronten, Germany

1972

10th, Giant Slalom, World Cup, Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria
9th, Downhill, World Cup, Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria
7th, Downhill, World Cup, Crystal Mountain, WA, USA
6th, Downhill, World Cup, Crystal Mountain, WA, USA
6th, Giant Slalom, World Cup, Banff, AB, Canada

1971
10th, Downhill, World Cup, Sestriere, Italy

 

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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Canadian Ski Council Small Town Olympic Ski Dreams: The Kreiners – Ski Canada.

National Alpine Ski Team 1970-71
National Alpine Ski Team 1970-71 [1st row]: Diane Culver, Judy Crawford, Betsy Clifford, Laurie Kreiner, Diane Pratte [2nd row]: Aidan Ballantyne, Mike Cluver, Dan Irwin, Jim Hunter, Reto Barrington [3rd row]: L. Nelles (coach), Don Lyon (coach), Gilbert Mollard (coach), Al Raine (alpine program director), Peter Franzen (coach), C. Dumontier (coach), Ed Champagne (manager) [4th row]: Bert Irwin, Doug Woodcock, Paul Carson, Doug Temple, Russell Goodman, Derek Robbins. Canadian Ski Association / Alpine Office / Lolly Moss

1972 Canadian Olympic Women’s Alpine Ski Team [L to R]: Peter Franzen (coach), Judy Crawford, Laurie Kreiner, Dianne Pratte, Kathy Kreiner. Michael Burns Photography.

Canadian Olympic Alpine Ski team at 1976 Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck, Austria [L to R]: Jim Hunter, Jane Helder (physiotherapist), Kathy Kreiner, Andrzej Kozbial (alpine program director), Laurie Kreiner, Ken Read, Betsy Clifford, Dave Murray, Scott Henderson (head coach-men), Wayne Gruden (coach), Luc Dubois (manager), Robert Safrata, Lynden McIntosh (coach), Dr. Bernie Lalonde (head coach-women). Alpine Canada Alpin.

Women’s National Alpine Ski Team 1972 Val d’Isère [L to R]: Laurie Kreiner, Kathy Kreiner, Judy Crawford. Alpine Canada Alpin.

Women's National Alpine Ski Team c. 1970
Women’s National Alpine Ski Team c. 1970 [top row]: Kathy Kreiner, Laurie Kreiner, Ginny Honeyman [middle row]: Betsy Clifford, Carolyn Oughton, Diana Gibson [bottom row]: Diane Pratte, Diane Culver, Judy Crawford. Alpine Canada Alpin.
National Alpine Ski Team 1971-72
National Alpine Ski Team 1971-72 [1st row]: Betsy Clifford, Carolyn Oughton, Judy Crawford, Virginia Honeyman, Diane Pratte [2nd row]: Aidan Ballantyne, Paul Carson, Laurie Kreiner, Diane Culver, Kathy Kreiner, Jim Hunter, Rick Hunter [3rd row]: Derek Robbins, Luc Dubois (coach), Gilbert Mollard (men’s head coach), Al Raine (alpine program director), Peter Franzen (women’s head coach), Robert Butler (coach), Don Lyon (coach) [4th row]: Reto Barrington, Russel Goodman, Peter Bellos, Doug Temple, Doug Woodcock, Mike Culver. Canadian Ski Association / Alpine Office / Lolly Moss.

National Alpine Ski Team 1971-72 [top row]: Al Raine (Alpine Program Director), Diane Pratte, Diane Culver, Judy Crawford, Robert Butler (coach) [bottom row]: Betsy Clifford, Laurie Kreiner. Rene Korot for St-Tropez Enrg., St Leonard.

National Alpine Ski Team c. 1970 [L to R]: Kathy Kreiner, Karen Cloutier, Betsy Clifford, Laurie Kreiner, Susan Clifford. Canadian Ski Association / Alpine Office / Lolly Moss.

National Alpine Ski Team 1971-72 [top row]: Doug Woodcock, Betsy Clifford, Judy Crawford, Kathy Kreiner, Diane Culver, Laurie Kreiner, Carolyn Oughton, Diane Pratte, Virginia Honeyman, Russel Goodman [middle row]: Luc Dubois (coach), Don Lyon (coach), Robert Butler (coach), Al Raine (Alpine Program Director) [bottom row]: Peter Bellos, Aidan Ballantyne, Jim Hunter, Rick Hunter, Doug Temple, Mike Culver, Derek Robbins, Reto Barrington, Paul Carson. D. Richard Houlding Photography, Toronto.

National Alpine Ski Team 1969-70
National Alpine Ski Team 1969-70 [1st row]: Sue Graves, Judy Crawford, Betsy Clifford, Laurie Kreiner, Diane Culver [2nd row]: Peter Duncan, Rod Hebron [3rd row]: Bert Irwin, Robert Fugere (coach), Gilbert Mollard (coach), Al Raine (head coach), Peter Franzen (coach), Ed Champagne (manager), Michael Culver [4th row]: Keith Shepherd, Dan Irwin, Graham Ness, Dave Bruneau, Gerry Rinaldi. Canadian Ski Association / Alpine Office / Lolly Moss.
National Alpine Ski Team 1970-71
National Alpine Ski Team 1970-71 [1st row]: Diane Culver, Judy Crawford, Betsy Clifford, Laurie Kreiner, Diane Pratte [2nd row]: Aidan Ballantyne, Mike Cluver, Dan Irwin, Jim Hunter, Reto Barrington [3rd row]: L. Nelles (coach), Don Lyon (coach), Gilbert Mollard (coach), Al Raine (alpine program director), Peter Franzen (coach), C. Dumontier (coach), Ed Champagne (manager) [4th row]: Bert Irwin, Doug Woodcock, Paul Carson, Doug Temple, Russell Goodman, Derek Robbins
~ Canadian Ski Association / Alpine Office / Lolly Moss

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