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Crossing the Line

TheLine2, photo by Dave Silver

from Buyer’s Guide 2011 issue There’s $50 in my ski pants that says we can beat the $1-billion Vancouver-Whistler Olympic security dragnet. It’s a late February winter day. F-16s circle high overhead in the blue sky as we graze the aisles of a grocery store in Squamish, ambiguous European-sounding accents from Games visitors drifting out … More »

My 28-Minute Downhill

Rob Boyd

Women’s head coach Rob Boyd helped Leslie Woit cut her time in half on Whistler’s Dave Murray Downhill It’s three kilometres of ultra-steep, stomach-churning drops and ligament-snapping compressions—a racecourse that helps provide the most exciting two minutes of the Winter Olympics. With all the crash-addled eyes of the world about to fix on every nasty … More »

Whistler on sale

From the Buyer’s Guide 2010 issue Earlier this season Whistler-Blackcomb unveiled its lowest price ever for early-bird season passes at $1,099, which is $500 less than usual. It’s less simply because 2010 will be a very unusual year. With the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games looming on the horizon, Whistler-Blackcomb is dangling carrots to entice … More »

One fast mother

From the Fall 2009 issue Aleisha Cline isn’t your average mother of two. She can kick butt on skis and is poised to take home hardware at the 2010 Winter Games in skiercross. Cline, 39, came out of retirement last year to try for the 2010 Olympics, and admits that competing around the world is … More »

Making Whistler home

From the Buyers Guide 2010 issue With 2010 now just around the corner, the Canadian Alpine Ski Team is taking every opportunity to gain intimate knowledge of every bump and curve of the Olympic courses. Call it the home-turf advantage. Whether on the snow or in the village, Rob Boyd, Canadian women’s team head coach, … More »

Lend a Hand for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games

Just because you live in Hamilton or Edmonton doesn’t mean you can’t take part in the Games. After all, when something needs done, Canada is the type of country that rolls up its sleeves and gets dirty. Approximately 25,000 volunteers are needed to stage the Winter Olympics. Organizers can plan every detail, but in less … More »

Crossing the Line

TheLine2, photo by Dave Silver

from Buyer’s Guide 2011 issue There’s $50 in my ski pants that says we can beat the $1-billion Vancouver-Whistler Olympic security dragnet. It’s a late February winter day. F-16s circle high overhead in the blue sky as we graze the aisles of a grocery store in Squamish, ambiguous European-sounding accents from Games visitors drifting out … More »

My 28-Minute Downhill

Rob Boyd

Women’s head coach Rob Boyd helped Leslie Woit cut her time in half on Whistler’s Dave Murray Downhill It’s three kilometres of ultra-steep, stomach-churning drops and ligament-snapping compressions—a racecourse that helps provide the most exciting two minutes of the Winter Olympics. With all the crash-addled eyes of the world about to fix on every nasty … More »

Whistler on sale

From the Buyer’s Guide 2010 issue Earlier this season Whistler-Blackcomb unveiled its lowest price ever for early-bird season passes at $1,099, which is $500 less than usual. It’s less simply because 2010 will be a very unusual year. With the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games looming on the horizon, Whistler-Blackcomb is dangling carrots to entice … More »

One fast mother

From the Fall 2009 issue Aleisha Cline isn’t your average mother of two. She can kick butt on skis and is poised to take home hardware at the 2010 Winter Games in skiercross. Cline, 39, came out of retirement last year to try for the 2010 Olympics, and admits that competing around the world is … More »

Making Whistler home

From the Buyers Guide 2010 issue With 2010 now just around the corner, the Canadian Alpine Ski Team is taking every opportunity to gain intimate knowledge of every bump and curve of the Olympic courses. Call it the home-turf advantage. Whether on the snow or in the village, Rob Boyd, Canadian women’s team head coach, … More »

Lend a Hand for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games

Just because you live in Hamilton or Edmonton doesn’t mean you can’t take part in the Games. After all, when something needs done, Canada is the type of country that rolls up its sleeves and gets dirty. Approximately 25,000 volunteers are needed to stage the Winter Olympics. Organizers can plan every detail, but in less … More »

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