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Lorne

Instructor :: Coach :: Official :: Alpine
Downhill :: Slalom :: Giant Slalom

Lorne O'Connor's involvement with alpine skiing extended over a long period of
time both as a competitor and official representing the highest levels of the sport.

In 1961, by then a Level IV Instructor (and a Level II Coach for the Canadian Ski Coaches Federation), he was appointed a Director and Vice-President of the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance.  While serving the CSIA he joined Blue Mountain Resorts, Collingwood, Ontario, as its Director of the Ski School (1961-1965), followed, in the same capacity, by Timberline Lodge, Mount Hood, Oregon, USA, (1965-1967), and Director of the Mount Hood Summer Racing School (1965-1967).  He was made a Life Member of the CSIA in 1986... ['CLICK' BELOW TO READ FULL BIOGRAPHY]

Born:  1934

Active Period:  1957 - 1989

Inducted:  1992

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