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CADS Awards

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CADS National Award Recipients

Each year at the annual Ski and Snowboard Festival, CADS recognizes those members and volunteers who have contributed in the promotion and development of Adaptive Snowsports in Canada. Their above-and-beyond effort is second to none and should be applauded. Congratulations to all recipients!

Adaptive skier or snowboarder of the Year

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2019/2020

Rebecca Mideros

Ontario | CADS Ontario

Administrator of the Year

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2019/2020

Pat McKimmon

BCAS | Adaptive Sports at Sun Peaks

Bob Gilmour Inspirational Leader Award

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2019/2020

Sarah Morris-Probert

BCAS | BC Adaptive Snowsports

Coach of the year

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2019/2020

Gwen Binsfeld

Ontario | CADS Ontario

Division Sponsor of the year

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2019/2020

Jan Sekerak

Alberta | CADS Alberta

Instructor of the Year

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2019/2020

Sterling McMillan

Alberta | CADS Calgary

Karl Hilzinger Award

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2019/2020

Gord Mackenzie

Alberta | CADS Alberta

President’s Award

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2019/2020

Silver Star Adaptive Snowsports

BCAS | Silver Star Adaptive Snow Sports

Ski Area of the year

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2019/2020

Mount Washington Alpine Resort

BCAS | BC Adaptive Snowsports

Volunteer of the Year

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2019/2020

Rob Vat

Past Award Winners


Administrator of the Year

  • 2018/2019 | Fannie Smith & Corinne Risler | BCAS| BC Adaptive Snowsports
  • 2017/2018 | Fred Cuplinkas | Quebec| CADS Quebec

Volunteer of the Year

  • 2018/2019 | Robert Timlin | Ontario| CADS Ontario
  • 2018/2019 | Gail Williamson | BCAS| BC Adaptive Snowsports
  • 2018/2019 | Philip McNeely | BCAS| BC Adaptive Snowsports
  • 2017/2018 | Dick Taylor | BCAS| BC Adaptive Snowsports

Adaptive skier or snowboarder of the Year

  • 2018/2019 | Kate Gibbs | BCAS| BC Adaptive Snowsports
  • 2017/2018 | Liane Carmel (two nominations) | NCD| Sommet Edelweiss

Instructor of the Year

  • 2018/2019 | Lloyd Gagnon | New Brunswick| CADS New Brunswick
  • 2017/2018 | Bob Hodgson | BCAS| BC Adaptive Snowsports

Coach of the year

  • 2018/2019 | Mark Newton | Alberta| CADS Alberta
  • 2017/2018 | Diane Rodd | Quebec| CADS Quebec

Ski Area of the year

  • 2018/2019 | Calabogie Peaks | NCD| Calabogie Peaks
  • 2017/2018 | Owls Head | Quebec| CADS Quebec

Division Sponsor of the year

  • 2018/2019 | Francis Lepine, The Lepine Group | NCD| CADS National Capital Division
  • 2017/2018 | Slider Transport | Saskatchewan| CADS Saskatchewan

President’s Award

  • 2018/2019 | Jamie Spencer | Ontario| CADS Ontario
  • 2017/2018 | Bernie Simpson | NCD| CADS National Capital Division

Karl Hilzinger Award

  • 2018/2019 | Gwen Binsfeld | Ontario| CADS Ontario
  • 2017/2018 | Andy Mather | BCAS| BC Adaptive Snowsports

Bob Gilmour Inspirational Leader Award

  • 2018/2019 | Debra Blimkie | NCD| CADS National Capital Division
  • 2017/2018 | Carolyn Mitrow | NCD| CADS National Capital Division