Ontario Ski Racing Awards Finalists

(April 1st, 2019) — Alpine Ontario received over 100 nominations for the 2019  Ontario Ski Racing Awards!! Thank you to everyone who participated and took the time to recognize the provinces most dedicated individuals of our sport! We would like to thank the Alpine Ontario Awards Committee, led by LSDA’s Allan Mihalcin and his team of volunteers, for narrowing down the nominations to the finalists listed below.

To cast your vote click on the heading of each category or visit the Awards pages here. Only one email (per person) per category will be accepted but you may vote in more than one category. Voting will close on April 10th at 5 pm.

  1. Mackenzie Athlete of the Year – MALE
    • Sam Duff, Ontario Ski Team/Calabogie Ski Racing Club
    • Karl Kuus, Plymouth University/Ontario Ski Team alumni
    • Zach Temertzoglou, SODST/Georgian Peaks Club
    • Aleksas Valadka, Georgian Peaks Club
    • Duncan Waugh, Beaver Valley Ski Club
  2. Mackenzie Athlete of the Year – FEMALE
    • Tessa Foote, U16 OCUP National Ski Academy
    • Brianna Macdonald, Ontario Ski Team/Osler Bluff Ski Club
    • Lauren Wayland, U14 OCUP Jozo Weider Ski Club
    • Emma Williamson, Ontario Ski Team/Alpine Ski Club
  3. Rossiter Para-Athlete of the Year
    • Sarah Gilles, Ontario Para Alpine Ski Team/Mansfield Ski Club
    • Ben Harris, Craigleith Ski Club
    • Rebecca Midieros, Glacier Ski Club
    • Abbey VanDuzer, Craigleith Ski Club
  4. Sporting Life Ski Cross Athlete of the Year
    • Colton Eggert, Elite Alpine Ski Cross Team, North Bay
    • Stephenson Hillcock, Craigleith Ski Club
  5. Helly Hansen Coach of the Year
    • Glenn Hyland & Rick Hodgkinson, Jozo Weider Ski Club
    • Madison Irwin, Craigleith Ski Club
    • Shawn Banfield, Camp Fortune Ski Club
    • Tak Watanabe, Alpine Ski Club
  6. Raymond James Club of the Year
    • Beaver Valley Ski Club
    • Camp Fortune Ski Club
    • Craigleith Ski Club
    • Georgian Peaks Ski Club
    • The Heights Ski & Country Club
  7. Volunteer of the Year
    • Tim Drake, Osler Bluff Ski Club
    • Kara McIntosh, Craigleith Ski Club
    • Russell Gee “Rusty”, Devil’s Glen Country Club
    • Phillipe Richer, Camp Fortune Ski Club
  8. Spirit Award of the Year
    • Andrea Holland, Camp Fortune Ski Club
    • Dave Latimer “Lub”, Craigleith Ski Club
    • Heather Olszewski, Camp Fortune Ski Club
  9. Event of the Year 
    • Raymond James Ladies FIS NorAms, Collingwood
    • Mackenzie Investments U14 OCUP Finals, Thunder Bay
    • U10/U12 Muskoka Rodeo, Hidden Valley
    • U16 Eastern Finals, Calabogie Peaks
  10. Builder of the Year 
    • Bennett Carter, AOA U12 & SX Consultant, Craigleith Ski Club
    • Scott Hanson, CEO & Owner of Rossiter Boat Company, Osler Bluff member
    • Brian Ivay, President of Calabogie Ski Racing Club
    • Mealey Family, Chair of Raymond James NorAm

Please be sure to join us for the Awards presentations on April 18th at the Steam Whistle Brewery in Toronto. This will be a fun night and your opportunity to celebrate the 2018/19 ski season with us!  The evening will include a silent auction,  unlimited Steam Whistle and be hosted by CAST Alumni Mike Janykwho will be unveiling the winners!

Get your tickets today here!