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Your Run – 40th Anniversary issue

SUNNY AND MILD » I read with interest George Koch’s column, “Mountain forecast: firings with periods of litigation,” Fall 2011. While we appreciate the author’s attempt to be even-handed in reporting on several dismissals at Sunshine Village last season, some falsehoods persist. There is a fallacy, widely disseminated via an anonymous organized social media campaign that the dismissals were the result of … More »

Taking FIS to Task

by tobias c. van Veen from the Fall 2011 issue. The first and only time I saw Jean-Luc Brassard in competition was at the closing finale of the 2002 World Cup Freestyle on Blackcomb. As I feasted on the media tent’s prawns and wine, the Lillehammer legend laid down a cartilage-destroying performance. Sure, he was no longer on top, but he … More »

Coureur Prêt

QuebecSkiiers

The Quebec Connection In a province that consistently produces great skiers, celebrity sightings are common at major Quebec resorts. Sit on a bench by the fitness centre at Mont Tremblant and you’ll see past and future Olympians, including Érik and Stephan Guay, Mélanie Turgeon, Anna Goodman, Brigitte Acton and even icon Peter Duncan. With many … More »

2010 Olympic Preview: Alpine

It’s anybody’s game at the races in Whistler – but hopes have never been higher for Canadians to medal. Alpine skiing has always been the Austrian stronghold at the Winter Olympics. This team that also wears red and white collected 14 medals in Torino, and it has 101 pieces of Olympic hardware in its history. … More »

2010 Olympic Preview: Freestyle

Cypress Mountain is primed to showcase who’s hot in moguls and aerials THE VENUE Vancouver’s most popular “city” ski area, Cypress Mountain, will host all freestyle skiing and snowboarding events at the Games. Its proximity to Vancouver is a boon for spectators, and the test events in 2009 went smoothly except for the cancellation of … More »

2010 Olympics Q & A

Heading to Whistler? What to know before you go WHY DOESN’T THE RACE END IN THE VILLAGE? “Olympic”—one of the first runs ever cut on Whistler Mountain—ended up over at the garbage dump, which is the site of the current Whistler Village. And ideally perhaps, the Olympic downhill would end there. However, a World Cup … More »

Brydon’s goal is golden

from Travel Guide 2010 issue This time, Emily Brydon says, it will be different. With the 2010 Olympic Games in her home province, in what will likely be her last year of high-performance skiing, there’s no reason to hold back. She’ll be skiing toward daylight, toward a future that probably won’t include ski racing, hopefully … 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 »

Your Run – 40th Anniversary issue

SUNNY AND MILD » I read with interest George Koch’s column, “Mountain forecast: firings with periods of litigation,” Fall 2011. While we appreciate the author’s attempt to be even-handed in reporting on several dismissals at Sunshine Village last season, some falsehoods persist. There is a fallacy, widely disseminated via an anonymous organized social media campaign that the dismissals were the result of … More »

Taking FIS to Task

by tobias c. van Veen from the Fall 2011 issue. The first and only time I saw Jean-Luc Brassard in competition was at the closing finale of the 2002 World Cup Freestyle on Blackcomb. As I feasted on the media tent’s prawns and wine, the Lillehammer legend laid down a cartilage-destroying performance. Sure, he was no longer on top, but he … More »

Coureur Prêt

QuebecSkiiers

The Quebec Connection In a province that consistently produces great skiers, celebrity sightings are common at major Quebec resorts. Sit on a bench by the fitness centre at Mont Tremblant and you’ll see past and future Olympians, including Érik and Stephan Guay, Mélanie Turgeon, Anna Goodman, Brigitte Acton and even icon Peter Duncan. With many … More »

2010 Olympic Preview: Alpine

It’s anybody’s game at the races in Whistler – but hopes have never been higher for Canadians to medal. Alpine skiing has always been the Austrian stronghold at the Winter Olympics. This team that also wears red and white collected 14 medals in Torino, and it has 101 pieces of Olympic hardware in its history. … More »

2010 Olympic Preview: Freestyle

Cypress Mountain is primed to showcase who’s hot in moguls and aerials THE VENUE Vancouver’s most popular “city” ski area, Cypress Mountain, will host all freestyle skiing and snowboarding events at the Games. Its proximity to Vancouver is a boon for spectators, and the test events in 2009 went smoothly except for the cancellation of … More »

2010 Olympics Q & A

Heading to Whistler? What to know before you go WHY DOESN’T THE RACE END IN THE VILLAGE? “Olympic”—one of the first runs ever cut on Whistler Mountain—ended up over at the garbage dump, which is the site of the current Whistler Village. And ideally perhaps, the Olympic downhill would end there. However, a World Cup … More »

Brydon’s goal is golden

from Travel Guide 2010 issue This time, Emily Brydon says, it will be different. With the 2010 Olympic Games in her home province, in what will likely be her last year of high-performance skiing, there’s no reason to hold back. She’ll be skiing toward daylight, toward a future that probably won’t include ski racing, hopefully … 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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