Skills

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What kayakers should keep in mind when learning this self-rescue technique Contributed by Dan Seaman Learning this self-rescue technique can allow a paddler to turn a flipped boat upright (usually a kayak, but also a canoe) without ever getting out...
One man from PEI has perfected the message in a bottle mailing system Walk any ocean beach and you'll find plenty of beach booty blown by the wind and pushed by the currents to where it now sits. One of the...
So you think you know your weird winter trivia? Prove it Write down your answer for each question. 1. After heart attacks, Canadians are most likely to die in the winter from: a) Falling off chairlifts b) Being speared by runaway skis c) Falling...
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...
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...
2010 Olympian and half pipe pro, Justin Lamoureux, shares what works for him Along with two medals and numerous top 10 finishes on the World Cup circuit, Justin Lamoureux of Squamish, B.C., is a three-time Canadian half-pipe champion and a Torino...
The method used to load up your gear depends a lot on the style of pack used. For an external backpack it's better to keep the weight low to help keep your balance. But for an internal backpack, or better...
Kevin Callan's tips on making your gear comfortable and waterproof explore contributer and blogger Kevin Callan demonstrates how to make your gear easier to carry and more waterproof. http://youtu.be/HOXr2Ak18nc...
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