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Ski industry sees another big consolidation with Aspen deal

April 10, 2017  |   News

DENVER — A ski resort company that stretches from Quebec to Colorado was purchased Monday by the Aspen Skiing Co., setting up seismic changes in a sector with few multistate ski operators. Aspen Skiing Co. is partnering with Denver-based KSL Capital Partners to acquire Intrawest Resorts Holdings for about $1.5 ...
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Mark McMorris suffers serious injuries, in Vancouver hospital

March 27, 2017  |   News

Canadian snowboarding star Mark McMorris is in a Vancouver hospital after suffering several injuries in a backcountry snowboarding accident on Saturday. Canada Snowboard spokesperson Brendan Matthews confirmed McMorris was filming with his brother, Craig McMorris, and friends when he was involved in a crash. Canada Snowboard says the Regina native ...
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Grenier, Philp win Canadian giant slalom titles in Quebec; Brown 3rd in today’s slalom

March 26, 2017  |   News

MONT-TREMBLANT, Que. — Under drizzling spring rain Monday, a effective course crew at Mont Tremblant delivered a great race at the 2017 Sports Experts National Championships, with Toronto’s Phil Brown as the top Canadian in third position,  after a costly mistake on the second run. With a sizable 0.45 seconds lead after the first run, ...
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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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