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Field residents angered by Parks Canada decision

A Parks Canada decision to stop grooming 36 kilometres of ski trails in Yoho National Park indefinitely is being described as a ‘slap in the face’ by ski groups and local residents.

Canmore biathlete suffers through Arctic Circle challenge

The price to complete the world’s hardest cross-country ski race is paid in toenails. Just ask Canmore’s Sarah Murphy.
Fricker tops in gymnastics

Fricker tops in gymnastics

Master of the pommel, king of the rings; Luke Fricker is Alberta’s new Level 1 provincial gymnastics champ. Fricker presented a truly dominant performance on April 21 in Edmonton to win the overall title, capturing five medals in the process.
Canmore kicker awaits call from above

Canmore kicker awaits call from above

Canmore’s Austin Anderson is prepared for a higher calling. The 23-year-old kicker is expected to be chosen in the CFL draft following a stellar career with the McGill Redmen, Thursday (May 3).
Pye team tops Costa Rica race

Pye team tops Costa Rica race

After 102 hours of racing, coral snakes and crocodiles, Canmore’s adventure racing queen Liza Pye and Team Tecnu Extreme Adventure Racing are tops again, crushing the competition at the 2012 Costa Rica Adventure race championship.
Canmore gymnast claims provincial championship

Canmore gymnast claims provincial championship

A handstand back handspring on the beam propelled Canmore’s Abby Houck to the town’s first provincial gymnastics title in five years.

Valley coaches to lead national teams

Two Bow Valley natives with long ties to their sports have earned prestigious coaching duties with the national alpine and biathlon programs.

Hudec reflects on career-best season

A giant chessboard-sized, gold-plated silhouette of a skier mounted on polished granite is awarded to the top World Cup downhill skier in Chamonix, France. The stylized French ski trophy is so bulky, it’s impossible to miss.
Eagles waste no time rebuilding for next season

Eagles waste no time rebuilding for next season

While Banff’s Colton Semenok and his AJHL league champion Brooks Bandits battle the BCHL champion Penticton Vees for the Doyle Cup and a possible berth in the Royal Bank Cup national championship, the Canmore Eagles aren’t waiting around to reload fo

Alberta ski coaches named best in country

The Alberta Ski Team’s dynamic coaching duo has finally received some accolades.