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Grenier wins Canadian women's giant slalom title on hometown hill

March 26, 2017  |   News

MONT-TREMBLANT, Que. — Valerie Grenier won the Canadian women’s giant slalom title on Sunday on her hometown hill. The native of Mont-Tremblant, Que., led after the first run and put down a solid second run to win with a combined time of two minutes 16 seconds. The 20-year-old had a ...
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Nishikawa, Killick cap cross-country season with gold at Ski Nationals

March 25, 2017  |   News

CANMORE, Alta. — Emily Nishikawa and Graeme Killick won the cross-country ski marathon at the Ski Nationals as the 2017 season came to a close on Saturday. The Olympic veterans proved they were the top women’s and men’s cross-country skiers in the field after grinding through the challenging 30- and 50-kilometre skate-ski ...
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Canadian skiers cap off strong Nor-Am season in Maine

March 24, 2017  |   News

Canada’s youth movement continues to shine as the Canadian Alpine Ski Team finished the Nor-Am season in Sugarloaf, Maine, this week by claiming four overall discipline titles. Securing a spot on the FIS Alpine World Cup Tour is the ultimate goal for athletes competing on North America’s top level tour. ...
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Former Quebec ski coach facing sex assault charges will learn his fate in June

March 23, 2017  |   News

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — A judge will hand down his verdict in June in the case of a former national ski coach charged with dozens of sex-related offences against girls and young women. Bertrand Charest’s trial on 57 charges, including sexual assault and breach of trust, ended this week. The 12 complainants were between the ages of 12 and ...
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Bertrand Charest doesn't deny having had sex with some students: lawyer

March 22, 2017  |   News

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — Bertrand Charest doesn’t deny having had sex with some of his teenage ski students but disagrees with his portrayal by the Crown and his alleged victims, one of his lawyers said Wednesday. “There were sexual relationships between Mr. Charest and certain of the (alleged) victims,” Antonio Cabral said ...
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Canada's Devon Kershaw, Emily Nishikawa win first races at Ski Nationals

March 21, 2017  |   News

CANMORE, Alta. — Emily Nishikawa and Devon Kershaw battled through difficult conditions to climb onto the top of the women’s and men’s podiums in the cross-country classic-ski interval start races on Tuesday at the 2017 Ski Nationals. Fresh off competing in front of more than 50,000 strong at the World ...
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Ski director who helped hire Charest as coach takes stand as defence witness

March 21, 2017  |   News

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — A ski director who helped hire Bertrand Charest is testifying he never received complaints or heard rumours about sex allegations against the former coach. Regis Nivoix told Charest’s sex assault trial today Charest was hired for the 1992-93 ski season because of his history of delivering the goods. Nivoix says Charest’s students performed exceedingly ...
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