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The Great Canadian Fall Guy

It wasn’t James Bond who made it look easy, it was stuntman JOHN EAVES by Marty McLennan in December 2012 issue He was brought up by skiing legends (his mother, Rhoda Wurtele, and aunt, Rhona Wurtele, were Canada’s first Olympic female skiers), he won a combined six World Championships in two different freestyle skiing disciplines, … 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 »

Freeriders on freestylers

Charting big-mountain attitudes The divisions in ski culture couldn’t be much greater today. Just one subculture includes New School (slopestyle, big air, park & pipe…) and Old School (the 2010 Winter Games: moguls, aerials and something called ski cross). So Ski Canada canvassed four of Canada’s top freeskiers about their freestylin’ brethen and somewhat surprisingly … 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 »

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 »

Best of Skiing in Canada 2009

Good, better, best… We think the 2009 Best of Skiing issue is more than just the best this country has to offer, in fact, it’s better than ever! Over an entire year, we’ve polled readers, writers, photographers, mountain guides, instructors, coaches, industry experts and even weather-obsessed farmers across this land—in provinces and territories even Stephen … More »

Judge Benoit Presiding

Even if these days you only ski the hero run under the chair when you’re sure none of your friends are watching and that yellow downhill suit you’ve been keeping “just in case” makes you look more like a chubby banana than a svelte racer, there’s still hope because athletes aren’t the only ones who … More »

Small Wonder: Jenn Heil

Despite her small stature (she’s 5’3”), Jennifer (Jenn) Heil is one of Canada’s biggest hopes for a medal at the 2006 Olympics in Torino, Italy. The 22-year-old Spruce Grove, Alberta, native surprised a few people when, after placing 4th in women’s moguls at the 2002 Olympics (just missing the bronze by 1/100th of a point), … More »

Coaches and Camps: Priceless

Can you imagine attending a hockey camp and being coached by Wayne Gretzky or Mario Lemieux? Apparently Mastercard thought it was so exciting to see Cassie Campbell and Bobby Orr coach a group of kids that they made a TV ad about it. Called the experience “priceless.” And when Scotty Bowman decided to pass along … More »

The Great Canadian Fall Guy

It wasn’t James Bond who made it look easy, it was stuntman JOHN EAVES by Marty McLennan in December 2012 issue He was brought up by skiing legends (his mother, Rhoda Wurtele, and aunt, Rhona Wurtele, were Canada’s first Olympic female skiers), he won a combined six World Championships in two different freestyle skiing disciplines, … 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 »

Freeriders on freestylers

Charting big-mountain attitudes The divisions in ski culture couldn’t be much greater today. Just one subculture includes New School (slopestyle, big air, park & pipe…) and Old School (the 2010 Winter Games: moguls, aerials and something called ski cross). So Ski Canada canvassed four of Canada’s top freeskiers about their freestylin’ brethen and somewhat surprisingly … 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 »

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 »

Best of Skiing in Canada 2009

Good, better, best… We think the 2009 Best of Skiing issue is more than just the best this country has to offer, in fact, it’s better than ever! Over an entire year, we’ve polled readers, writers, photographers, mountain guides, instructors, coaches, industry experts and even weather-obsessed farmers across this land—in provinces and territories even Stephen … More »

Judge Benoit Presiding

Even if these days you only ski the hero run under the chair when you’re sure none of your friends are watching and that yellow downhill suit you’ve been keeping “just in case” makes you look more like a chubby banana than a svelte racer, there’s still hope because athletes aren’t the only ones who … More »

Small Wonder: Jenn Heil

Despite her small stature (she’s 5’3”), Jennifer (Jenn) Heil is one of Canada’s biggest hopes for a medal at the 2006 Olympics in Torino, Italy. The 22-year-old Spruce Grove, Alberta, native surprised a few people when, after placing 4th in women’s moguls at the 2002 Olympics (just missing the bronze by 1/100th of a point), … More »

Coaches and Camps: Priceless

Can you imagine attending a hockey camp and being coached by Wayne Gretzky or Mario Lemieux? Apparently Mastercard thought it was so exciting to see Cassie Campbell and Bobby Orr coach a group of kids that they made a TV ad about it. Called the experience “priceless.” And when Scotty Bowman decided to pass along … More »

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