Skiing

Otto Laderach

Otto Laderach

Otto Laderach came to Peterborough in 1926 from his native Switzerland and became one of the most popular skiers in the area. A competitive skier in his youth, Otto won numerous trophies and awards, including the Ontario Combined Nordic Competition and a fifth place in a national event, as well as several Bethany Ski Club…

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G. Roy (Army) Armstrong

Roy Armstrong

Born in Peterborough, Roy Armstrong was a talented athlete who had success in many sports – football, hockey, swimming, basketball, softball, skiing and running. Roy was a champion swimmer; he played softball for Central School – 1946 City champions; and the Church League bantams and midgets from 1946-48. He won an Eastern Ontario Championship with…

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