Thursday , 30 March 2017

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The art of overcoming failure, by Andi Naude

February 20, 2017  |   Features

“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” – Nelson Mandela. This quote by South Africa’s first black president has stuck with me ever since I first saw it written on a school whiteboard. As an athlete, I ...
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SKI TV Teaser! Mt. Bachelor, Oregon

February 17, 2017  |   Features

Ski TV this weekend! Check your local broadcast listings on Rogers Sportsnet or here. A winter playground choice for many, Mt. Bachelor is located in the Central Cascades and boasts over 360 inches of light, dry powder snow annually. Often on the “best-places-to-live” lists, Bend is an artsy resort town in the ...
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IT TAKES A VILLAGE: The making of a Freestyle World Cup

February 17, 2017  |   Features

Hosting a Freestyle World Cup event is no simple task. Well over 100 volunteers in the Calgary area pitch in their time and energy each year to execute a top-quality event at Canada Olympic Park. Ski TV had a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of all levels of volunteerism ...
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Ski TV 2017: “View from the Top” @ Mt. Hood, Oregon

February 16, 2017  |   Features

Martha Lee and the S-Media crew visited Oregon to tackle Volcano skiing at its finest. The highest mountain in Oregon – and one known in the ski racing community for its summer training – is a mammoth in the winter with nearly 18 kilometres of skiable terrain.
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Building a new future – Canmore entrepreneurs tackle the ski industry, one ski build at a time

February 15, 2017  |   Features

Zuckerberg, Jobs, Spiegel. Internet entrepreneur names you likely recognize as visionaries who have shaped our current lives. How about Max Flowerday and Sam McEwan? These two Alberta-based ski industry entrepreneurs, who traded in their high paying oil and gas jobs to enter the hand-crafted ski manufacturing business, are learning the ...
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LARISA IN ST. MORITZ – Reflections from the other side

February 14, 2017  |   Features

My trip has ended and my mind is blown. What a brilliantly different experience I had in St. Moritz, Switzerland, this time around. Audi Canada brought me to the FIS Alpine World Championships to be on the other side of the fence; to receive a formal education in other aspects ...
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