Call it ironic or call it quintessentially Canadian. But for a good part of their racing careers, the original Crazy Canucks were either little known or largely ignored back home.
Though hailed and often mobbed as superstars in Europe, Dave, Dave, Ken and Steve were scarcely seen or heard of outside of certain select sports pages or ski magazines. In fact, it wasn’t until the 1980 Lake Placid Olympic Winter Games that that Canada’s national broadcaster finally woke up to just how incredibly remarkable and successful they were. So, since you may have missed the Crazy Canucks the first time around, here are some of their greatest accomplishments and memorable moments, including some untold stories.