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Percival Christian

1917 - 1994

Alpine :: Slalom :: Jumping :: Downhill :: Nordic Combined

"Punch" Bott, one of Canada's outstanding skiers in the late 1930s and early 40s and remains unique as the only individual to have won both the Canadian National Alpine and Canadian Nordic Championships organized by the CASA (Canadian Amateur Ski Association); in Nordic competition, the Jumping, Cross-Country, and Combined events; in Alpine the Downhill, Slalom, and Combined events.

His ski Jumping Career began in 1927 when in Grad 4 and, at age 9, he won the Ski Club of Montreal's Novice Jumping Championship.  When designated a Class "A" competitor in 1930 at the age of 12, he became known as the "Schoolboy Wonder". ['CLICK' BELOW TO READ FULL BIOGRAPHY]

Active Period:  1927 - 1940

Inducted:  1987

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