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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.

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TEAM BEHIND THE TEAM: The engine room of success

December 14, 2017  |   Features

Behind each and every medal, personal-best performance or great result is a team of dedicated professionals, who contribute to the sport and athlete progression in immeasurable ways. Here’s a peek into the people behind the scenes for Canada’s ski cross and alpine teams.
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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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