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Saturday , 24 February 2018

Marie-Michèle Gagnon has been consistently one of Canada’s top performers on the World Cup. Here 2018 Olympic Games hopes were dashed when a knee injury sidelined her but her story is much more than one moment in time. Her focus is on the future. Here’s her story.

Cary Mullen: Life after the national team – in Mexico

January 4, 2018  |   Features

As one of the world’s best alpine ski racers in the early 1990s, Cary Mullen took on a somewhat unusual challenge – working towards his Realtor’s license in Alberta. Real estate was something he picked up from his schoolteacher parents, who also bought, fixed up and sold properties. “By the time ...
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The endangered turtle(neck) makes a comeback

January 3, 2018  |   Features

Has there even been a more essential piece of skiwear than the turtleneck? Whether you rocked a White Stag cotton turtleneck under a cable-knit V-neck in the ‘60s or a pricy Maser pullover in the ‘70s, hand-spun cotton felt like pure luxury every time you put it on.  Next, Norwegian ...
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Dufour-Lapointe sister act a fierce one in moguls freestyle skiing

January 3, 2018  |   Features

CALGARY — Justine is the visionary with a “follow me” battle cry. Chloe is the empathetic one who follows her heart. Maxime, the responsible eldest sibling, is the analyzer of details. And the Dufour-Lapointe sisters from Montreal couldn’t imagine racing moguls without each other. United under the Twitter handle @3_SDL, the Dufour-Lapointes have been a ...
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SKI FITNESS: On the road, with Claire Challen

December 29, 2017  |   Features

Days are long and time is short. When we travel and spend full days on the mountain, it’s not feasible for most us to manage an epic workout regimen. However, maintaining a respectable level of fitness with short workouts, even after long ski days, empowers us to chase our winter ...
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HARD-CHARGING SKI CROSS UP-AND-COMER PARTNERS WITH S-MEDIA

December 22, 2017  |   Features

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 22, 2017 CALGARY, Alberta – S-Media announces today a rare media-to-athlete sponsorship with up-and-coming ski cross racer Zach Belczyk. The 21-year-old from Banff, Alberta, currently on the Canada Ski Cross development team, teams up with S-Media for balance of the 2017-18 season. Belczyk, who scored two ...
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