Skiing

Eastern Canadian ski resorts wait for the white stuff as it piles up out west

Heavy snowfall is being welcomed at Mount Washington on Vancouver Island, which was forced to close early the past two seasons due to lack of snow.

Snowboarding and skiing on the North Shore a thrilling Vancouver nightlife experience

West Vancouver's Cypress mountain shimmers on the horizon nightly, offering one thing Whistler doesn't: late hours and excellent night skiing and boarding.

Snowboarding and skiing on the North Shore a thrilling Vancouver nightlife experience

West Vancouver's Cypress mountain shimmers on the horizon nightly, offering one thing Whistler doesn't: late hours and excellent night skiing and boarding.

Family skiing in B.C.: the snow-capped Grouse Mountain

Skiing as a beginner on the Grouse is a thrilling experience.

Top 10 adventures for thrill-seeking women

Vancouver’s fun-loving lifestyle isn’t just limited to zenning out yoga-style or sweating your stuff jogging along the beach. For ladies seeking a little more oomph from their local adventures here...

Canada is the Story at the 2010 Olympic Games

"I went out and I knew what to do," the freestyle skier from Rosemere, Quebec said. "I got everything," Alexandre Bilodeau told a television reporter. In 2006, he finished 11th at the Olympics and

Lactate Burn

Happy Valentine's Day. Happy Olympics. The current 2010 Winter Olympics frenzy in Vancouver leads me to reflect on high-level athletic performance, particularly in terms of the physiology of the "la

No Snow? "Come Hell or Rainwater Only Contigency is Cypress," Freestyle Ski Team Director Says at Olympic Athlete Press Conference

Answering a question about how the Olympic committee will deal with snow shortages at the Cypress ski resort at a press conference today, Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Freestyle Skiing...

Signs, Snow, Whistler Bankruptcy, and Other Olympic-Sized Misadventures and Malfunctions

We learned this week that Fortress, the company that acquired Whistler-Blackcomb from a bankrupt Intrawest, is now in default to its creditors. The news sparked speculation that the resort might clos

Kucera to Start Rehab and Local Downhill Specialist Clocks New Time: Today's Olympic Roundup

Here are the top stories for today's Olympic Roundup: Kucera to Start Rehab ASAP, Eyes Post-Olympics: Despite this Calgary native's fractures on his left leg, skiing's world downhill champion John...