Henry Percy Douglas (deceased)
Year Inducted: 1968
Born: August 18, 1873, Tarrytown, New York;
Died: May 4, 1955 , Montreal CAN
Henry Percy Douglas brought his love for skiing to Canada. He was a pioneer member of the Montreal Ski Club in 1904 and helped found the Canadian Amateur Ski Association in 1920 which he served as its president for ten years. He encouraged a spirit of cooperation and free exchange of athletes between Canada and the United States. His tenure as president of the CASA was an era which saw the spread of the skiing across North America and the exchange of skiers from both sides of the border. In addition he was editor of various magazines and originated the system of efficiency testing which improved the standard of skiing in North America.