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Renner, Scott honoured at Nordic Centre

Renner, Scott honoured at Nordic Centre

The Canmore Nordic Centre honoured two legends of Canadian cross-country skiing Monday, March 13, by naming trails after retired Olympic medalists Sara Renner and Beckie Scott.
Youth trumps experience in ski team spring

Youth trumps experience in ski team spring

Canada’s young guns exacted some revenge on seasoned national team veterans Stefan Kuhn and Phil Widmer during the first big race of the Canadian Ski Nationals on Sunday, March 13.
Big Mountain skiers shred Lake Louise

Big Mountain skiers shred Lake Louise

Lake Louise opened the dreaded ER5 run and big mountain skiers Julie Thomas and C.J Wright took full advantage as part of the Lake Louise Big Mountain Challenge, March 11-13.

Grizzly story makes top 10

Canmore writer Jeff Gailus and his book The Grizzly Manifesto: In Defence of the Great Bear have found their way onto the top 10 list for the Alberta Readers’ Choice Award (ARC).
Nishikawa good as gold early in ski nationals

Nishikawa good as gold early in ski nationals

Emily Nishikawa emerged as the skier to beat early on at the Canadian cross-country ski nationals, winning her second gold medal in as many days on Sunday, March 13. Nishikawa won the five kilometre free skate in 14:45.
Stewart headed for nationals

Stewart headed for nationals

Canmore Special Olympian Shane Stewart is once again bound for the Canadian national championships.

Tafel enjoying change of course, wins NorAm title

It’s a Monday night and Tristan Tafel is stuck in a van somewhere in British Columbia. Crammed in with ski cross team members, groceries and gear, there’s discussion about how to fit the vehicle and trailer into a tight driveway.
Bandits bounce Eagles from AJHL playoffs

Bandits bounce Eagles from AJHL playoffs

After many of the team’s 40 AJHL regular season losses this year, the Canmore Eagles repeated the same mantra: once we’re in the playoffs, we’ve got the talent to make some noise. However, the Brooks Bandits had another mantra: talk is cheap.
Kershaw, Harvey win gold at worlds

Kershaw, Harvey win gold at worlds

Devon Kershaw and Alex Harvey have made Canadian cross-country ski history by winning Canada’s first-ever world championship gold medal.

Balharry scores double silver at world cup

Canmore’s Robby Balharry had such a thrill in claiming his first world cup podium in Calgary, he decided to do it twice. The globe-trotting snowboarder rode his way to double slopestyle silver at a world cup event in Calgary on Feb.