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Hallowed Halls – Ski Hall of Fame

After an eight-year absence, the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame induction ceremony has returned, with the latest class of honorees celebrated in Banff in November 2018. “It’s not about playing catch-up now and trying to induct everyone deserving of this mention at once,” said Stephen Finestone, chairman of the board for the Canadian Ski Hall … More »

Racer Ready?

For elite athletes, and their families, sacrificing education in pursuit of the dream has its challenges at career end.  By Duncan Hessel in December 2013 issue Let’s start with a hypothetical situation. You’re an exceptional young athlete and you’ve had some success as a skier. You’re talented, your coaches are hopeful and your parents are … More »

All in the Family

Across Canadian ski country there are plenty of examples of offspring following in their parents’ tracks – must be in the blood. BY STEVEN THRENDYLE from 40th Anniversary issue Rowdy country rocker Hank Williams Jr. once wrote a song called “Family Tradition” that described the wild-child lifestyle he led as the living heir to one of the … More »

Canada’s best from Greene to Grandi

Thomas Grandi’s 2004-05 World Cup ski racing season was so good it needs some historical perspective wrapped around it to be properly appreciated. Going into this season, his 12th on the circuit, Grandi had built a fairly convincing case that he could be considered Canada’s all-time best male technical racer in the 38-year history of … More »

Hallowed Halls – Ski Hall of Fame

After an eight-year absence, the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame induction ceremony has returned, with the latest class of honorees celebrated in Banff in November 2018. “It’s not about playing catch-up now and trying to induct everyone deserving of this mention at once,” said Stephen Finestone, chairman of the board for the Canadian Ski Hall … More »

Racer Ready?

For elite athletes, and their families, sacrificing education in pursuit of the dream has its challenges at career end.  By Duncan Hessel in December 2013 issue Let’s start with a hypothetical situation. You’re an exceptional young athlete and you’ve had some success as a skier. You’re talented, your coaches are hopeful and your parents are … More »

All in the Family

Across Canadian ski country there are plenty of examples of offspring following in their parents’ tracks – must be in the blood. BY STEVEN THRENDYLE from 40th Anniversary issue Rowdy country rocker Hank Williams Jr. once wrote a song called “Family Tradition” that described the wild-child lifestyle he led as the living heir to one of the … More »

Canada’s best from Greene to Grandi

Thomas Grandi’s 2004-05 World Cup ski racing season was so good it needs some historical perspective wrapped around it to be properly appreciated. Going into this season, his 12th on the circuit, Grandi had built a fairly convincing case that he could be considered Canada’s all-time best male technical racer in the 38-year history of … More »

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