A glimpse of NWT Ski History
Canadian Olympic cross country team at 1972 Olympic Winter Games in Sapporo, JPN [L to R]: Helen Sander, Roseanne Allen, Sharon Firth, Shirley Firth, Bjorger Pettersen (coach), Roger Allen, Jarl Omholt-Jensen, Malcolm Hunter, Fred Kelly
Of the eight cross country skiers, a record six were from Inuvik, Northwest Territories, including 18-year old twins, Sharon and Shirley Firth who became the first aboriginal women to make a Canadian Winter Olympic team.
NWT Skiers At the Olympics:
NWT Club Histories