They are prominent in the snowmobile community and now they are being recognized for their efforts.
Chris and Jeannie Brewer are from Regina Beach, Saskatchewan. So avid are the pair that they got married on snowmobiles in 1990 dressed in matching snowmobile suits.
Smitten by the bug at age 11, Chris spends his life promoting, developing, volunteering, grooming and organizing snowmobile clubs and activities including in this area. He has received numerous honors including the International Snowmobile Industry Association Snowmobiler of the Year and Saskatchewan Groomer of the Year.
In 2000 Chris was hired by the Saskatchewan Snowmobile Association as its Executive Director, a position he continues to hold.
Jeannie started snowmobiling in 1967 and has the same passion and dedication to the sport as does Chris. She annually rides at least 1,000 miles. She is very active in many local and provincial club function, grooming promotion, fund raising, and volunteering for almost any needed job that involves snowmobiling.
A breast cancer survivor, Jeannie was instrumental in starting Prairie Women on Snow to bring attention and to raise funds for the cure. She has won the CCSO Snowmobiler of the Year in 2008. Her administrative talents have been recognized and she now serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the Saskatchewan Snowmobile Association.
The weekend of September 14-15-16 will see a gathering of many of the most influential and well-known snowmobilers in the sport. They will come to Eagle River, WI for the annual International Snowmobile Hall of Fame inductions. All snowmobilers are welcome to attend the weekend events.
SHOF is located in the World Snowmobile Headquarters building just north of the famed Eagle River Derby Track. It also hosts the Iron Dog Brigade, Antique and Vintage Snowmobile Museum, Derby Hall of Fame, Women on Snow and Radloff Gallery. Details on the induction weekend can be had by calling Tom Anderson at ad...@ishof.com or calling 1-800-746-8963.