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Ellis Hazen

1910 - 1978

Cross-Country

Ellis Hazen's association with skiing began in 1939 when, as a physical education teacher in Sudbury, Ontario, he timed a cross-country ski race.  Following the race, his students persuaded him to include skiing as part of the school's Physical Education program.  From that time forward, he worked tirelessly to promoting the sport of skiing among young people particularly in the schools. 

In 1948, he was responsible for organizing what must surely be one of the most unique ski clubs in the world, the Nickelteen Ski Club of Sudbury... ['CLICK' BELOW TO READ FULL BIOGRAPHY]

Active Period:  1948 - 1978

Inducted:  1982

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