Fernand Lessard*

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Laurentian Ski Hall of Fame – LSM

Fernand
Lessard*
(1924 - 2011)
Competitor in the Slalom, nicknamed Flying Frenchman.
Inducted in 1990

Fernand Lessard was born in 1924. He as the Junior Championship of the Université de Montréal at in 1941. He won the Taschereau at Mont-Tremblant in 1942. He won the double Slalom and the downhill at Saint-Sauveur in1944. He was nicknamed the “Flying Frenchman” at the Giant Slalom of Mont Gabriel, at the Downhill Red Bird in Saint-Sauveur and at Double Slalom in Ste-Adèle, Hill 80 in 1945. He won the Championship of Mont Baldy, Ste-Marguerite, the Championship of Mont Mansfield, U.S.A. and the Championship Laurentian Zone in 1946. At last, he was the alternate Olympic Ski Team in 1948.

Fernand  Lessard*