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I'm getting older, which means winter camping just isn't as fun as it used to be. Problem is, I still love being out there during the cold season. So I put a pile of things on my Christmas list -...
I seemed to have blamed everyone else last weekend for coming up with the notion that going for one last paddle would be a good idea in December. Truth be known, it was me who initiated the idea. I just...
I paddled with Mike Kipp this past season. He's a paddle maker, and a good one at that. It started off as a hobby about five years back, then his kids demanded one, then his canoemates, then…well, the list goes...
I get a lot of on-line newsletters associated with paddling sports sent to me. And I read most of them. Honest. But there's one I truely enjoy when it pops ups in my email. It's Tim's from White Squall -...
It's true what they say, hyperthermia kills. The "big chill" inflicts more paddlers then any other outdoor calamity. Problem is, it's the ending of the prime paddling season when many of us want to be out on the water most. There's...
First-time Olympic ski cross racer, Kelsey Serwa, tells us what works in ski cross A former alpine ski racer, Kelsey Serwa—of Kelowna, B.C.—first entered a ski-cross race almost as a lark, but did so well she made the switch. In her...
Tips and tricks from Canada's top technical skier, Jean-Phillipe Roy Jean-Phillipe Roy, of Rimouski, Quebec, is one of the few skiers on Canada's national team who races both Giant Slalom and Slalom on the World Cup. As the country's top...
Who says you can't go out when it's cold? Here are some ideas to get you having fun out there What's the difference between an actual Olympic bobsled ride and the one you can sign up for at Calgary's Canada Olympic...
Winter gear you can't live without POC Cornea ($165) We wear a lot of eye-catching stuff, but nothing has ever received as many positive comments as these goggles. And yet that's not what makes the Cornea special. By attaching the lenses...
Read these tales of ice and snow on those winter nights that are just too cold to venture outdoors Exploring the Coast Mountains on Skis By John Baldwin Self-published. $40 The ultimate guide to skiing in the back country of B.C.'s Coast Range from...
Some tips from 2007 World Champion in Moguls, Kristi Richards Kristi Richards, of Penticton, B.C., was the 2007 World Champion in Moguls, edging out Canadian teammate Jennifer Heil. From 2003 until last season, she has been a consistent top-five contender...
Some advice from 2006 gold medal Olympian, Chandra Crawford Chandra Crawford, of Canmore, Alberta, thrilled the country when she won gold in the sprint skating event in Torino in 2006. During her career, she's also won three World Cup medals-two gold...
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