More snow

I watched my next-door neighbour win the men’s sprint at the Canmore Nordic Centre today. It should almost ensure that Jesse Cockney will be on Canada’s Olympic

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Where’s the snow?

We’re getting a little antsy around here. No skiable natural snow to speak of in Banff, Kananaskis Village, or West Bragg Creek. This is not unusual, of course, but we’re all eagerly anticipating that first ski trip

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World Cup coming to Canmore

Great news! Dec 2012 is the date Canada’s medal-winning cross-country ski athletes will be hosting the best nordic skiers on the globe for two World Cup events in December 2012. Here’s the story from the Calgary Herald: Canada will host a pair of World Cup cross-country ski events in 2012,…

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George Grey goes out in style

Grey wins National Championship 50K Skiers and spectators alike couldn’t have asked for better weather  for the crown jewel race in the Canadian National Championships at the Canmore Nordic Centre today.    Even the large Canadian flag was hanging limp as 52 skiers took the start  at 8:30 a.m for…

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We win gold in Oslo!!!!

  A historic day for Canada’s XC skiers     With the Norwegian leading narrowly in the final sprint, Harvey unleashed a devastating finishing kick and powered past him with barely 50 metres to go. Read more in the Globe and Mail Kershaw and Harvey win nordic world mens relay…

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