Randy Bartsch

Skiing - Inducted in 2009

Randy excelled at the international level for more than five years in Freestyle Skiing. His competitors and teammates recall Randy’s rise from an aspiring freestyle skier to a top World Cup competitor. Randy’s specialty was Ballet Skiing. His athletic skill and artistry placed him among the top skiers of the times. Nationally, Randy finished second in both 1979 and 1980 in the overall Canadian standings for Ballet/ Acro. On the international scene, Randy earned his career best placing in 1979 finishing 5th in Ballet/Acro at the FIS World Cup Freestyle in Laax, Switzerland, with an overall standing for the year at 7th. In 1980, he again placed in the top 10, with a 7th place finish at the FIS World Cup in Whistler, and a 9th overall standing for the year. Randy was known as a leader, focused on achieving his goals, and was regarded by his teammates and coaches as an outstanding role model. Randy’s focus and determination served him well in competitive skiing and has continued to bring him success in business. Recognition of Randy’s strong personal skills has taken him to a leadership role in the Young President’s Organization.