February 1, 2010
Get ready to hear the name Patrick Deneen a lot around the middle of February, because the Washington state-based mogul skier is gearing up to dominate at the Vancouver Olympics. Heather Hansman talked to him about heated rivalries, getting hated on by the judges, and his least favorite Olympic sport.
January 28, 2010
This season, Quebec’s Mont Tremblant opened a $61 million casino, connected via gondola to the ski resort’s base area. Sure, gambling and skiing are fine on their own. But do these two great tastes taste great together?
January 16, 2010
A helicopter dropped 27 U.S Freeskiing competitors on top of Mt. Mackenzie for the final day of the Canadian Freeskiing Championships at Revelstoke Mountain Resort on January 10, 2010. Using helmet cameras, Zack Giffin captures the crowd’s enthusiasm along with some powder skiing.
January 8, 2010
The Canadian Freeskiing Championships are happening right now at Revelstoke, BC. Our blogger (who's recovering from a concussion) checks in on the results from the first qualifying day and updates us on the venues for today and the finals tomorrow.
December 14, 2009
Unless you live in Whistler, you wouldn’t know that a certain segment of the community is opposed to hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics. Some locals have decided to leave town for two weeks, rent their houses to “some rich Americans,” and go surfing in Mexico. Let them. Here are seven reasons why the 2010 Winter Olympics are the perfect time to hit Whistler.
December 4, 2009
Another reason to love Canadians this winter. Canadian Mountain Holidays’ is teaming up with ski mountaineer Greg Hill and Arc’teryx to give away a seven-day helicopter-assisted ski tour with Hill in British Columbia’s Selkirk Mountains.
October 19, 2009
Their backcountry cabin is a secret, illegally situated on government land. But they insist it’s an essential facility to be used in case of emergency. Oh, and it happens to be located among some of the world’s best ski touring. Are they selfish criminals or safety-minded altruists?