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Gertrude Wepsala: Canadian Ski Champion

gertrude wepsala canada ski championFebruary 4, 1940 press photo:  Gertrude Wepsala of Vancouver, Canadian woman ski champion in training on the slopes of Mount Athabaska, in Jasper Park, for the Canadian and International championships.

gertrude wepsala ski athabasca jasper harry rowedFebruary 4, 1940 press photo by Harry Rowed:  Gertrude Wepsala, Canadian woman ski champ, and her trainer, prepare for taking the slides on Athabasca Mountain, in Jasper Park, where year ‘round skiing is found.

gertrude-wepsala-rowedFebruary 4, 1940 press photo by Harry Rowed:  Gertrude Wepsala “greasing up” for a bit of mountain climbing.

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