First Name: Kell
Last Name: Antoft
Sport: Skiing
Inductee Type: Builder
Year Inducted: 2000
Home Town: Denmark
County: Outside Nova Scotia

Kell Antoft, originally from Denmark, stood tall in the world of sports. He was the co-founder of the Nancy Green Ski League in 1968. He managed and promoted university alpine skiing from 1970 to 1982 and was also manager of the Dalhousie University Ski Team during that time.

Antoft was on the National Board of the Canadian Ski Association (CSA) from 1969-79 and was president of the Atlantic Division of the CSA from 1975-79. He was president of the Nova Scotia Ski Areas Association in 1975 and founded the Nova Scotia Senior Skiers Club in 1989.

Antoft won the Dalhousie Sport Development Award in the 1981-82 season for his work. He was a certified ski instructor in the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance and an active teacher for all who wanted to learn.

Kell passed away on January 8th, 2005.


• Co-Founder/1st Chair Nancy Greene Ski League 1968
• Co-Founder NS Section Cdn Youth Hostels Assoc 1968
• 1981 Skier of the Year Award
• President Viking Air Service Company at Age 23
• President Nordic Biochemicals 1951
• Bachelor’s Degree Dalhousie University
• Master’s in Political Science Dalhousie, 1977
• Assistant Director Dalhousie
• Director Institute Public Affairs at Dalhousie
• Volunteer Manager Dalhousie Ski Team
• Member Board Directors Cdn Cancer Society, NS
• Chairman NS Public Issues Committee 1985-92
• 1990 Honorary Life Membership Cdn Cancer Society
• Life Member Cdn Hostselling Association, 1976
• 1982 Dalhousie Sport Development Award