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World Juniors Update: A Bit Moist

Rain was predicted for 6:00am and unfortunately the weather forecaster was bang-on. Throughout the day, the upper mountain was blanketed with heavy snow, with a steady downpour on the lower mountain. So no downhill training today. For the record, 17cm … Continue reading

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World Juniors Update: Welcome to Sochi

White peaks framed the final approach to Sochi International airport, as the Swiss charter flight made the final approach into the 2014 Olympic city. For the next ten days, the alpine ski venue of Rosa Khutor, nestled in the western … Continue reading

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The Defenders

Outrageous. Impossible. Presumptuous. Plenty of colourful adjectives were used to describe Canada’s ambitious goal to top the medal ranking in Vancouver. But no one can argue the outcome. We did own the podium. Fourteen gold medals: a Winter Games record. … Continue reading

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