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The limitless love of parents

A fast track, changing conditions and in a moment, a life changed forever. On February 24, 1978, while competing in the Canadian Alpine Ski Championships, Scott Finlay crashed. A fall in downhill racing is rare, particularly for experienced athletes. Sadly, … Continue reading

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Summer Sessions: A day on the glacier

The days start early. Training is always at high altitude. You hydrate and eat constantly. A day on the glacier is always tough both mentally and physically. But the snow conditions are typically excellent, making for high volume and an … Continue reading

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The Summer Sessions: The Fischer Family

After three years competing as an NCAA athlete, Erik Read is now able to sign formally with Alpine Canada Pool ski suppliers. This past Thursday, it was made official. Continuing for another two seasons with the Fischer Family who have … Continue reading

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The Summer Sessions – Day 1

Sometimes the weather just doesn’t want to cooperate. The jagged tooth of the Matterhorn that towers over this Swiss mountain resort was not to be found this morning, with high winds closing the glacier. Zermatt has a great reputation for … Continue reading

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#NextGen Champions: The World Juniors

For 36 years the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships has gathered the best ski racers in the world to compete in the six Olympic disciplines. Athletes between the ages of 16 and 21 from over 45 nations (and growing) … Continue reading

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Åre 2017: Tusen Takk Sverige! On to Davos ….

Sveriges Alpina Nationalarenan, Åre – The 36th edition of the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships wrapped up today under threatening skies but firm racing conditions. The men took to the same slopes that will host the world in 2019 … Continue reading

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Åre 2017: Slalom Silver!

Sveriges Alpina Nationalarenan, Åre – Today was the busiest day of the 2017 World Juniors, opening with the men’s giant slalom and a field of over 130 athletes, followed by the ladies slalom which was run under the lights in … Continue reading

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