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George Blundun

Figure Skating Builder - Inducted 1976

George Blundun served as Vice-President and President of the Canadian Skating Association. He was appointed as an International Judge for Ice Skating and judged at the World Championships in both 1970 and 1971. In 1971, he was elected to the International Skating Union Ice Dancing Committee. A former Air Canada Award winner, he is also recognized as the founder of the prestigious "Skate Canada" competition. In 1972, George Blundun was General Chairman of the World Figure Skating Championships which were held in Calgary.

After Induction


1950s – 1980 Active in the sport, retired, then returned in 1987/1988 1968 

1969- President of Canadian Figure Skating Association (CFSA)

1969 - International Skating Union judge appointment

1970 - 1980 ISU Ice Dance Committee. During that time, he wrote the ISU Free Dancing Manual – worked to have the discipline gain world recognition.

1972 - 1972 ISU Worlds Chairman (held in Calgary that year)

1973 - Co-founded Skate Canada

1980 - International Skating Union Hall of Fame Inductee 

1985 - Calgary Booster Club Sportsman of the Year

1987 - Skate Canada Figure Skating Committee Chairman

1988 Olympic Games – Coordinator of Figure Skating

1988 - Passed away on May 27th

1991 - Canadian Figure Skating Hall of Fame Inductee