A year ago, we talked to Lindsey about her racing career. As the 2010 Winter Games loom large, her interview is as relevant as ever
From last season to 2009, what's special? I'm just really happy to be able to win the overall again. It's been such a tough season. I wasn't able to win as many downhills as last year but it's been tough with the weather for us speed racers. So the fact I was able to win the overall despite those tough conditions means a lot to me. I made a lot of changes in my slalom from 34th in world to second and that helped a lot in winning the overall title. And having the recent success in super G has been good.
An IOC evaluator skied a downhill course in Whistler on Monday as part of his group's inspection of one of the bidders for the 2010 Winter Olympics. VANCOUVER, British Columbia March 4, 2003 (AP)--An IOC evaluator skied a downhill course in Whistler on Monday as part of his group's inspection of one of the bidders for the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Whistler, one of North America's top ski resorts, would host Alpine skiing, bobsled and luge if Vancouver is awarded the games. The village, with its multimillion-dollar homes, is 75 miles north of Vancouver.
Far away, in a place that time forgot, sits the floating Resort at Quait Bay. Nine miles by water from the nearest paved road, it's a corner of the earth where people don't keep track of time by clocks or calendars, but by the rhythms of nature.
Whistler/Blackcomb moves into the apparel business by purchasing two Westbeach retail locations in Vancouver and Whistler Village. The ski corporation plans to maintain the snowboard lifestyle Westbeach promotes.