Year Inducted: 2012
An active athlete in many sports, Claude Regnier knew the first time he stepped onto a skateboard in the mid-1970’s that it was love at first roll.
Claude began competing and was soon representing Cornwall in competitions throughout North America and the World.
In 1981, Claude won the Canadian Slalom Championship and successfully defended the title in 1982. He would win it again in 1986 and 1990.
In 1986, Claude finished 2nd at the Trans World Championships.
Claude’s love of the sport has led to him mentoring young skateboard athletes around the world leaving him a legacy as a successful coach and builder of the sport of skateboarding.