Canada’s Marielle Thompson and Georgia Simmerling delivered a one-two punch on the World Cup ski cross circuit last week, landing on the podium at Innichen, Italy.
Whistler, BC’s annual Deep Winter Photo Challenge returns to the resort January 7, 2017. As one of the premiere winter photography contests in the world, the challenge invites contestants to push their limits and embrace storm season at Whistler Blackcomb, while competing for the title of “King/Queen of Storms” and a total prize purse of $10,000.
Red Mountain has confirmed a new boutique hotel will open at the BC ski resort in 2017/18. The Josie Hotel “will be one of the first architecturally unique hotels to be built at a major ski resort in over a decade,” says CEO Howard Katkov…
From Fernie Alpine Resort in British Columbia, reporter Claire Challen signs up for something new: a drone service. Guests ski for three runs followed by a drone. The finished product is a professionally edited video delivered to skiers within a few days. It’s the only drone video service of its kind at a ski area in Canada.
What does it mean to live, work, and raise your family in a Canadian ski town? What are the joys? The sacrifices? The consequences of committing your work and family life to the sport of skiing? In this series, Lori Knowles interviews generations of families living “the dream”. This week she talks with Nancy Morden, Mayor of Whistler, and her daughter Sarah — part of a prominent family working, living, playing in Canada’s most notorious ski town.
Last year, Mikaël Kingsbury passed Edgar Grospiron to become the winingest skier in the history of the sport. As he continues to add to his record with win after win. Is Kingsbury’s title of most all time wins untouchable?
Join us for the first official day of the season, along with the Grand Opening of the much anticipated high speed 6 person chairlift. Come see why we are "A Whole New Horseshoe"
This summer, Newschoolers teamed up with Transworld Snowboarding and Snow Park Technologies to catalog and rank the best terrain parks across North America. SPT sent out their team to conduct an analysis of the number and variety of features at terrain parks across North America. Meanwhile, we at Newschoolers set up a user poll to find out from the most opinionated park skiers on the planet (i.e. you guys) which parks skiers were most stoked on. Then we combined the results of both surveys to form the final rankings. We’re stoked to finally(!) have the results for you, so without further ado, we give you the Top 10 Parks in North America.
Martha Lee's #TBT report from last year's Toronto Snow Show showcases how the "latest and greatest" from resorts, retailers, and ski and snowboard manufacturers are all part of the annual event, on now at Toronto's International Centre.
From Banff’s storied Chateau Lake Louise, Claire Challen starts her ski morning right: eggs benedict followed by a free shuttle to Lake Louise Ski Area, home of 4200 acres of world class ski terrain.