Gerry Rideout to be Inducted

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Updated: January 25, 2014
Menihek Ski Lodge | Newfoundland Sports Talk

The longtime president of the Menihek Nordic Ski Club, Gerry Rideout, will be inducated into the NL Sports Hall of Fame as a builder during a ceremony scheduled to be held on April 12, 2014.

He has been president of the Menihek Nordic Ski Club since 1984 and started a school program for Grade 5 students in 1986 which has grown into a program that contains approximately 120 students per year. He also seen a jackrabbit and ski mode program start for youth and has been one of the driving forces behind acquiring equipment for the club.

Rideout has taken a leadership role with the club, fundraising for equipment, building enhancements and chairing events such as The Great Labrador Loppet and Iron City Duathlon.

The ceremony is scheduled for April 12 at the Sheraton in St. John’s.

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