Georgia Simmerling
Manny Osbourne-Paradis
Monday , 11 December 2017

Drum roll please … our No. 1 top moment for 2017 was an incredible Okanagan experience at Monashee Powder Snowcats, where Edith Rozsa floated in and above some of the finest champagne powder imaginable. Please, no drooling.

A GREAT CANADIAN SNOWDOWN: Fernie vs Mont-Sainte-Anne

December 7, 2017  |   Features

Last winter I set out on a mission improbable: compare Fernie, B.C., with Mont-Sainte-Anne, Quebec. I know: Pitting a premier Western powder haven against the Grande Dame of the East is like equating Coldsmoke powder with prime Eastern corduroy. Yet that’s what skiers do every time we ski. Should we ...
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PHOTO GALLERY: Lake Louise World Cup 2017 – Ladies

December 4, 2017  |   Features

Photographer Michel Painchaud’s 10th – and perhaps final instalment of documenting the Lake Louise women’s World Cup finish area for S-Media – was a few days packed with drama … jubilation, defeat, hugs and kisses, and even a power failure and overcoming odds of transporting athletes and coaches up the ...
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Bode Miller ready to channel race wisdom into broadcasting

December 2, 2017  |   Features

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. — Bode Miller being the ever-confident Bode Miller, he fully believes he could still race and be right in the mix. About this, he has no doubt. Especially here, in Beaver Creek, where officials named a section of the course after Miller during a ceremony Saturday. It’s ...
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Legendary Canadian cross country skier Pierre Harvey talks past and future of skiing

November 29, 2017  |   Features

Long before Marielle Thompson, Erik Guay, Justine Dufour-Lapointe and others stole our hearts with their winning smiles and Olympic triumphs, a strapping young Pierre Harvey captured our collective imagination when he became the first Canadian to compete in both the Olympic Summer and Winter Games, and the first North American to ...
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CLUB PROFILE: Georgian Peaks Club getting a jump on the season

November 29, 2017  |   Features

How sweet would it be to train on perfect terrain in the pre-season, alongside Canada’s best skiers. This exact scenario played out for the Georgian Peaks Club recently in Copper Mountain, Colorado. Canada’s two World Cup leaders Erik Guay and Manny-Osborne Paradis were arms length (or less) away from the ...
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