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    • 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