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Speedsters slay Lake Louise Loppet

Battling soft conditions and some of the stiffest competition in the country, Amanda Amarr and Matt Wylie were victorious in the 40th annual Lake Louise cross-country ski loppet on Sunday (March 5).

Gaiazova in her element with classic sprints

Dasha Gaiazova has waited patiently for World Cup classic sprints to come around. Rarities on the circuit this year, they’re her bread and butter and best chance for top results. Now that they’re here, she’s not disappointing.

Tafel strikes WC gold in Germany

To say ski cross racer Tristan Tafel is having a good rookie season on the World Cup circuit is akin to saying grizzly bears have a small problem with trains locally.
Panda power propels Hudec to podium

Panda power propels Hudec to podium

Five months ago, everyone doubted Jan (“The Panda”) Hudec’s comeback. Too many injuries, too little time on the snow, too sore a back, is what he heard in most ski circles. He even heard it from his own mother.

Ransom collects silver in Finland

Whispers around the Canmore biathlon range about the future of the sport generally come to the same consensus: Julia Ransom is a monster.

Crusaders cruise in home tourney

The Canmore Crusaders JV basketball team appears unstoppable. The 19-5 Canmore junior varsity boys are on another tear, having won three of their last four tournaments and showing no signs of slowing down.
Eagles end season with heartbreaker

Eagles end season with heartbreaker

The nightmare is over. A 3-1 loss to the Calgary Canucks Friday (Feb. 17) night officially ended the most tumultuous season in Canmore Eagles history and perhaps one of the most difficult in the AJHL.
Smith completes golden hat trick

Smith completes golden hat trick

Nathan Smith not only etched his name into the Canadian biathlon record books, he embossed the cover. Smith won three gold medals in three races at the Canmore Nordic Centre completing this feat on Thursday (Feb. 16). “It feels really good.
Cyclists aid mission explores Sierra Leone countryside

Cyclists aid mission explores Sierra Leone countryside

Beneath an oppressive African sun, cyclists drip with sweat as they navigate dust-choked roads into the remote recesses of deepest Sierra Leone.
Kershaw golden again in dream World Cup season

Kershaw golden again in dream World Cup season

Unstoppable. Perfect focus. In the zone. Beast mode. Right now, cross-country skier Devon Kershaw is on his game. The fiery cross-country skier is untouchable right now.