2019 Ontario Ski Racing Awards Winners

(COLLINGWOOD) April 24th, 2019 — Thank you to everyone who attended the 2nd annual Ontario Ski Racing Awards event at Steam Whistle last Thursday night! Approximately 150 AOA members gathered to recognize Ontario’s finalists in the 10 award categories and enjoy a night downtown Toronto.

AOA would like to thank the following people for contributing to the event:

  • Allan Mihalcin, Wendy Bunston, Pete Dyson & Larisa Yurkiw – AOA Awards Committee members
  • Emcee Mike Janyk who flew in from Vancouver to host the evening
  • Aly Fuller – Director of Sponsorship and Community Engagements with Mackenzie Investments.
  • Scott Hanson – CEO & Owner Rossiter Boat Company
  • Jane Patrick – Ontario Territory Rep, Helly Hansen
  • Dave Bunston – CEO Windfall Mountain Homes
  • Derek Baker – Partner @ XMC
  • Brian Ivay – Calabogie Peaks Racing Club President
  • Heather Olszewski –  and other members of National Capital Division for travelling from Ottawa
  • AOA Athletes -Members of the U19HPP, SODST & OST for selling Rossiter Raffle tickets
  • Cindy Hayhurst  – helping the athletes sell Rossiter Raffle Tickets.
  • All the finalists and their families for attending the event!

The 2019 Award winners are:

  • Mackenzie Investments Female athlete – Brianna Macdonald, Ontario Ski Team
  • Mackenzie Investments Male athlete – Aleksas Valadka, Georgian Peaks
  • Rossiter Boats Para athlete – Rebecca Mideros, Glacier Ski Club
  • Sporting Life Ski Cross athlete – Colton Eggert, Elite Alpine Ski Team
  • Helly Hansen Coach – Madison Irwin, Craigleith Ski Club
  • Raymond James Club – Beaver Valley Ski Club
  • Volunteer – Rusty Gee, Devil’s Glen Country Club
  • Spirit – Dave Latimer “Lub”, Craigleith Ski Club
  • Event – Muskoka Rodeo, Hidden Valley Ski Club
  • Builder – Brian Ivay, Calabogie Ski Racing Club

Thank you again to everyone who attended, to all our fans who placed a nomination and lastly to our voters! The 40 nominees in total received over 9,000 votes!!

Please find photos from the event posted on the AOA Facebook page here.


For more information:
Kristin Ellis
Communications Manager
Alpine Ontario Alpin
(705) 444-5111 x132