Rhoda Wurtele

Year Inducted: 1969

Born:  January 21, 1922  Montreal CAN

Rhoda Wurtele Eaves came to the attention of the North American ski scene at the Can-Am championships in Lake Placid in 1943.  There she was second in the downhill, 4th in the slalom and 3rd in the overall combined.  Both she and her twin sister, Rhona were injured for the 1948 Olympic Game s but Rhoda did recover to finish 3rd in the 1948 Arlberg Kandahar race.

Her son, John Eaves was a prominent freestyle skier and three time winner of the World Freestyle Championship.


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