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When Managing Editor Anne and I read manuscripts destined for these pages, we often write margin notes to each other questioning style, clarification or fact checking. Sometimes a facetious comment is simply “How many edletters?” George Koch’s columns, for instance, often have this notation. When editing a particularly bold statement by a writer, we often … More »

Adaptation comes naturally to skiiers

Art Director Norm and Managing Editor Anne were giggling on a conference call the other day when I had to leave the conversation briefly to chase a black squirrel out of my office. During tomato-growing season, which for us this year extended into October, I’m at war around my attic office balcony with these proverbial … More »

The hills are alive

While Ski Canada staff slaved away another hot summer in the city preparing the annual Buyer’s Guide, our writers, photographers, ski testers and other latch-ons continued to lead some pretty enviable lives. Having ?led most of his copy in early summer, my buddy Dilbert, for instance, taunted me with various photos of him hanging off … More »

Garage sale: one slightly used snowboard

I was cleaning out the garage on Saturday and among the bikes, sails, bottles of pesticide from the ’50s, and raccoon and opossum dens I found my old snowboard. Yes, I admit it, for a brief, bored time in the early ’90s, I joined the dark side, hung out with a bad crowd and learned … More »

One man’s trash…

Surprisingly, technical editor Martin Olson, who writes half of this Buyer’s Guide issue and most of the instructional stories every season, is as good with his hands in the summer as he is on his feet all winter. With a bit of prodding, he e-mailed me this photo, above, showing the recent fruits of his … More »

Uplifting Conversation

Growing up, I remember my parents always telling me not to talk to strangers–except, of course, when riding a chairlift. Funny, but these chairlift conversations are some of my earliest memories of skiing. In the days of old double chairs and spring-loaded T-bars, the group always seemed to be an odd number and one inevitably … 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 »

That ’70s magazine

Where were you in ’72? I admit I don’t remember spending much time poring over the mostly black and white racing news offered by Ski Canada Journal, as the country’s voice of skiing was called in its early years. I do remember life in the ruts (seemed like trenches) as a tyke in the Nancy … More »

Our readers write

When Managing Editor Anne and I read manuscripts destined for these pages, we often write margin notes to each other questioning style, clarification or fact checking. Sometimes a facetious comment is simply “How many edletters?” George Koch’s columns, for instance, often have this notation. When editing a particularly bold statement by a writer, we often … More »

Adaptation comes naturally to skiiers

Art Director Norm and Managing Editor Anne were giggling on a conference call the other day when I had to leave the conversation briefly to chase a black squirrel out of my office. During tomato-growing season, which for us this year extended into October, I’m at war around my attic office balcony with these proverbial … More »

The hills are alive

While Ski Canada staff slaved away another hot summer in the city preparing the annual Buyer’s Guide, our writers, photographers, ski testers and other latch-ons continued to lead some pretty enviable lives. Having ?led most of his copy in early summer, my buddy Dilbert, for instance, taunted me with various photos of him hanging off … More »

Garage sale: one slightly used snowboard

I was cleaning out the garage on Saturday and among the bikes, sails, bottles of pesticide from the ’50s, and raccoon and opossum dens I found my old snowboard. Yes, I admit it, for a brief, bored time in the early ’90s, I joined the dark side, hung out with a bad crowd and learned … More »

One man’s trash…

Surprisingly, technical editor Martin Olson, who writes half of this Buyer’s Guide issue and most of the instructional stories every season, is as good with his hands in the summer as he is on his feet all winter. With a bit of prodding, he e-mailed me this photo, above, showing the recent fruits of his … More »

Uplifting Conversation

Growing up, I remember my parents always telling me not to talk to strangers–except, of course, when riding a chairlift. Funny, but these chairlift conversations are some of my earliest memories of skiing. In the days of old double chairs and spring-loaded T-bars, the group always seemed to be an odd number and one inevitably … 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 »

That ’70s magazine

Where were you in ’72? I admit I don’t remember spending much time poring over the mostly black and white racing news offered by Ski Canada Journal, as the country’s voice of skiing was called in its early years. I do remember life in the ruts (seemed like trenches) as a tyke in the Nancy … More »

Subscribe and SAVE!

Just $5.00 an issue!

1 year (4 issues) for $20 + tax! Outside Canada is additional for postage.