Founders and Builders Awards

The Founders’ & Builders’ Award is presented to an individual or group who have worked to create the Canadian Birkebeiner Ski Festival and/or who has been a key contributor to growing this event over the years.

2017 Brian Lucas (Founder & Builder)

Rod Jaeger (Builder)

Rob Faulds (Builder)

2016 Kaare Askildt (Founder)
2015 Cathy Gale (Builder)

Herbert Gale (Builder)

John Laarhuis (Builder)

2014 Doug Kelker (Founder & Builder)
2013 Brian Peters (Founder)