CCC Awards 2014

    June 19, 2014

    Congratulations to this year’s award winners! Thanks to all for their outstanding support of cross-country skiing over many years.

    The 2014 CCC Awards were announced at the Annual General Meeting Banquet in Canmore, AB, on June 14th, 2014.

    Firth Award
    Presented to a woman who has made an outstanding volunteer contribution to cross-country
    skiing in Canada. Established in 1985 to honour Sharon and Shirley Firth.

    2014 Winner: Jan Sedgewick, Saskatoon Nordic Ski Club, Saskatoon, SK
    Rhonda Jewett, right, presenting to Jan Sedgewick

    Dave Rees Award
    Awarded to a man or woman who has made a long-term, outstanding commitment to the sport of
    cross country skiing in Canada at all levels (local, regional and national) and in any of the many
    ways in which volunteers or professionals give of themselves to our sport. This award was created
    in 1989 in recognition of the outstanding contribution by Dave Rees to cross country skiing in

    2014 Winner: Ken Hewitt, Alberta World Cup
    Dave Rees, left, presenting to Ken Hewitt
    Volunteer of the Year Award
    Presented to a man or woman to recognize significant achievement in the regional or national
    development of cross-country skiing in Canada
    2014 Winner: Dirk Rohde, Hollyburn Cross Country Ski Club, North Vancouver, BC
    Peter Lloyd, right, presenting to Georgia Manhard,
    receiving on behalf of Dirk Rohde

    Media of the Year
    Awarded to an individual, a newspaper publisher, television station or scribe in social media who
    has effectively highlighted and portrayed athletes in our sport, and or our sport in a positive and
    exciting manner, continuously throughout the year or at one significant event (e.g., National
    Championships, Olympic Games).

    2014 Winner: Justin Brisbane, Rocky Mountain Outlook
    Matt Jeffries, right, presenting to Justin Brisbane

    Sponsor of the Year
    Awarded to a sponsor or supplier who goes beyond the scope of their sponsorship agreement
    with CCC by making a significant commitment and support to the sport and to the National Ski
    2014 Winner: AltaGas-Logo.jpg
    Matt Jeffries, right, presenting to
    Kent Stout, AltaGas Vice President, Corporate Resources