Jaisal Chauhan, 30, of Ontario identified as snowboarding accident victim on Whistler Mountain

DEAD JAISALTHE BC Coroners Service on Monday confirmed that the man who died following a snowboarding incident on Whistler Mountain on February 17 was Jaisal Chauhan, 30, of Waterloo, Ontario.

Chauhan was part of a group that was skiing and snowboarding on Whistler Mountain on that day. In the late afternoon, Chauhan failed to meet up with other members of the group, who reported him missing to the ski patrol when he could not be located.

A search was begun, and he was found the next morning in an in-bounds area near Harmony Ridge. He was deceased at the scene.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate this death. His family has been notified of his death.


JAISAL’S funeral was held in Waterloo on Monday. According to his obituary published in the local newspaper there, “Jaisal had rich interests from playing the piano, trumpet and guitar to building his engineering business (Grand River Engineering). He was an avid tennis player, mountain climber, and skier.

“He is remembered for his bright spirit, cheeky smile and quirky sense of humor. He was loved by so many he worked and played with.

“Jaisal was an accomplished professional engineer who graduated from the University of Waterloo.

“He is survived by his loving parents Dr. Jitendra and Meena Chauhan, his sister Jaimini, brother-in-law Prashant and brother Manil.”


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