Hall of Famer

Pierre Jean Alain

Affiliated Discipline(s): Alpine
Date of Birth / Death: March 7, 1933
Hometown: Quebec City, Que.
Active Career Period: 1959 - 1972
Induction CSHF: 1984
Induction Category: Builder
Pierre Jean Alain, Source: 1961 Canadian Ski Annual.

For 13-years, M. Alain contributed to the promotion and advancement of Canadian skiing at the regional, national and international levels.

During this time, he held the following positions:

1959-1960
Secretary-Treasurer of the Quebec Division of the Canadian Ski Association.
Delegate for the Canadian Ski Federation on the Federation Internationale de Ski (F.I.S).
Delegate on behalf of the Canadian Ski Federation on the Canadian Olympic Association and the International Olympic Committee (I.O.C).

1960-1962
President of the Quebec Division of the Canadian Ski Association.

1963-1964
President, Committee of International Competitions, Federation Internationale de Ski (F.I.S.).

1964-1965
Vice-President, Canadian Ski Association.

1966-1968
President, Canadian Ski Association.

1969-1972
Director, Canadian Olympic Association.
President (External Relations Committee), Canadian Ski Association.

M. Alain’s talent for communication made a valuable contribution in bringing together the French and English skiing communities. He contributed to training and selection programs for athletes involved in international and Olympic competition and to the organization and
coordination of technical committees involved in international competition, for example, the World Cup of Alpine Skiing.

 

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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[L to R]: Eddy Creed, Pierre Alain, Pierre Poirier at the annual meeting of the Canadian Amateur Ski Association (CASA). Source: Alpine Canada Alpin

[L to R]: Pierre Alain, Rae Grinnell,… Frank Shaughnessy. Source: Alpine Canada Alpin

Inductee Pierre Jean Alain (right) at 1984 Canadian Ski Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Source: Canadian Ski Museum

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