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Two to be inducted in Sault Ste. Marie Sports Hall of Fame this month

John Greenwood, Figure Skating Skater, Official, and Administrator for over 50 years; and, Heikki Kinnunen, Coach of the Soo Finnish Ski Team for over two decades will be officially inducted
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NEWS RELEASE
CITY OF SAULT STE MARIE
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Mayor Christian Provenzano, Members of City Council and the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee would like to announce the 2019 Sault Ste. Marie Sports Hall of Fame Inductees.

John Greenwood – Figure Skating, Builder

  • Figure Skating Skater, Official, and Administrator for over 50 years
  • International Skating Judge and Referee in over 20 countries for 25 years
  • 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics; Judge – Pairs
  • 2006 Torino Winter Olympics; Judge – Ice Dancing
  • Officiated over 15 World Championships

Heikki Kinnunen – Cross-Country Skiing, Coach

  • Coach of the Soo Finnish Ski Team for over two decades
  • Served as Northern Ontario Divisional Cross Country Coach
  • Established the Youth Skill Development Cross Country Ski Program
  • Builder and Advocator of Infrastructure and Programming of Cross Country Skiing in Sault Ste. Marie

A formal ceremony to recognize this year’s Sports Hall of Fame inductees will take place on June 13, 2019 at the Civic Centre.

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