Snowboarding

5 Lessons In Managing Negative Publicity

Mary Charleson | Posted 03.28.2016 | Canada Business
Mary Charleson

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.

The Dos And Don'ts Of The Slopes

Lisa Orr | Posted 02.02.2016 | Canada Living
Lisa Orr

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.

Fun Ways To Get Your Heart Pumping This Winter

The Huffington Post Canada | Caroline Topperman | Posted 01.29.2016 | Canada Living

Let's get outside and get our hearts pumping!

Ski Tips From A Newfound Skiing Addict

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 01.27.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

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 ...

How To Prepare For Your First Ski Trip With The Kids

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 01.25.2016 | Canada Parents
Kathy Buckworth

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.

Skiing The French Alps: Vive Le Difference

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 12.16.2015 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

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.

Grab Big Air At Revelstoke Mountain

Mark Sissons | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada Travel
Mark Sissons

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.

Get Ready To Hit The Slopes With These Exercises

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 11.18.2015 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

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.

Alexa Loo: From Olympic Medals to Municipal Politics

Alison Tedford | Posted 10.19.2015 | Canada Living
Alison Tedford

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.

What I Learned This Week: A Great Lesson Lasts Forever

Andy Nulman | Posted 05.09.2014 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

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.

Does Your Kid Have a Concussion? Tips for Parents

Emma Waverman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Living
Emma Waverman

A concussion is an invisible injury that can not be seen by MRI, CAT scan or X-rays. A concussion can affect the way a person thinks, feels and remembers things. My son had a "mild" concussion. He didn't display many of the symptoms other than a slight sensitivity to sound for a day. Overall, the discussion of concussions is a good thing for everybody.

LOOK: Olympic Hopefuls Hit Whistler

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

We recently told you that Whistler is opening 13 days early this year, but here's something else to get you stoked on the winter fun you're about to h...

What I Learned This Week: Always Talk to Strangers

Andy Nulman | Posted 03.09.2013 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

The ominous four-word warning is a familiar one to anybody who ever had a mother. "Don't talk to strangers." But the problem with strangers is not that they are strangers; the problem is if they remain strangers. Sorry, mom.

Lost Snowboarder Found

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. - An official says a 33-year-old snowboarder from Ottawa who was rescued from a wilderness area north of Vancouver can expect a h...

Lost Snowboarder Found

CBC | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Rescuers have located a missing snowboarder who was lost in Vancouver's North Shore mountains for two full days. Sebastian Boucher, 33, w...

Welcome To Vancouver: 'More Fun City'

Nikolas Badminton | Posted 12.13.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Nikolas Badminton

I'm bored in hearing the 'No Fun City' moniker. In fact I think that Vancouver is 'More Fun City' and so do many people here. I guess it's a question of working out what is fun for each of us and address this opinion. My friends and I find this city to be a lot of fun so let's look at the evidence.

Over 5000 Canadians Hurt In Snow Sports

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, Health Reporter, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Canadians may be a winter-hardy lot overall, but thousands end up in hospital each year after breaking bones on the ski slope or snowboard r...