CCC Awards 2015

    June 21, 2015

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

    The 2015 CCC Awards were announced at the Annual General Meeting Banquet in Canmore, AB, on June 18th, 2016.

    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.
    2016 Winner: Patti Kitler, Laurentian Nordic, Sudbury, ON


    Peter Lloyd (left) & Dorothy Lothian (right) presenting to Patti Kitler
     
    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 Canada.
    2015 Winner: Jim Burbee, Caledonia Nordic Ski Club, Prince George, C.-B


    Martine Zilligen (left) & Peter Lloyd (right) present award to Georgia Manhard,
    accepting for Jim Burbee
    Jim McCarthy(centre) with sons Ed and Tom
     
    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.
    2015 Winner: Pierre Millette, Club Skinouk, Gatineau, QC

    Martine Zilligen (left) & Jim McCarthy (right) present award to Vincent Bonneau,
    accepting on behalf of Pierre Millette
     

     
    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).
    2015 Winner:Alain Bergeron, Journal de Qu├ębec
    Martine Zilligen presenting award to Alex Harvey, accepting on behalf of Alain Bergeron


     
    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 Teams.
    2015 Winner: EC3D Sports


    Martine Zilligen (left) presents award to Dahria Beatty, accepting on behalf of EC3D