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Figuring out where to stay in Tremblant when there are, literally, hundreds of options at your fingertips -- thanks to Tremblant's own accommodations, Airbnb, property management companies like Tremblant Living and sites like Expedia -- can be daunting.
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While I love skiing in Western Canada and Quebec, arguably the two best regions to ski, in Canada, in terms of vertical, there's something about the allure of the Rocky Mountains which run through Col...
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If you're heading on a ski (or snowboarding) vacation in Europe this winter, we know the first thing that comes to mind is whether you'll have access to pristine runs, smooth glades and an ambitious t...
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It's a nice problem to have: When you achieve your lifelong goal, what do you do next? That's the question Spencer O'Brien has been wrestling with. Earlier this year the 28-year-old British Columbian found herself atop the snowboard world with a slopestyle gold medal at the Winter X Games in Aspen, a moment she had dreamed about for years.
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Somebody at Coors Light had a horrible, no good, very bad day last week. Several people at Rethink, a well respected Vancouver advertising agency responsible for the #BraveTheCold campaign, also likely had a sleepless night trying to put the breaks on creative that was set to launch that week, after negative publicity threatened to take over. And that doesn't even credit the hundreds of thousands spent on scripting, casting, filming and editing in the first place that became unusable. Ouch.
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Winter is finally here! One of the best ways, in my opinion, to get through this cold and dark time of the year is to get out on the slopes. Whether you're a skier or a snowboarder, though, there are definitely some dos and don'ts of the hill that will help you have an awesome day.
Let's get outside and get our hearts pumping!
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At 45, I am learning how to downhill ski and love it. To find out the best tips on how any adult can learn how to ski, I spoke with the experts. They shared their expertise on how you (or anyone!) can...
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Getting the kids out on the slopes early is a terrific way to set your family up for awesome family adventures and vacations for years to come. And while many parents look most forward to the après part of their ski trip most, with some pre-planning, getting the kids out there on the hill for the first time can be a fun and rewarding experience for everyone.
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Liste de seau is the French translation for the term "Bucket List". For most skiers, the French Alps is high on their list, and with good reason. The Alps are famed for their glamour, sophistication, and of course excellent skiing and even better après ski.
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In skiing parlance, big air usually refers to launching off of large slope side jumps. B.C.'s Revelstoke Mountain Resort has taken the concept a step -- make that a giant leap -- further.
Whether you are a veteran on the slopes or a newbie braving the hills for the first time, the exercises below will strengthen your body so that you can ski and snowboard with (relatively) fewer aches and pains.
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Alexa Loo is a two-time Olympic Snowboarder and was the first Canadian woman to win a World Cup medal in parallel giant slalom in 2006 in Italy. She was born in Richmond and is working to make it a better place through her role in municipal government.
A great lesson lasts forever. Even when you forget it for a while. Unaffected by fads, by progress, by technology, by trends, by the march of time or the charge of the light brigade, Great Lessons are eternal.