Athletes | Craigleith Ski Racing Program

Found this great video put together by Craigleith Ski Club – it is a glimpse into the strong and passionate racing culture at this club. Craigleith runs one of the largest ski racing programs in North America – these kids are awesome! Hundies Matter from Craigleith Ski Club on Vimeo. Advertisements

Schladming Night Slalom

At lunch today my friend Dave reminded me that tonight was a night world cup race under the lights in Schladming. If you haven’t heard of this race, it is a doozy, approximately 50,000 fans show up to a town about a 3rd of the size of Collingwood to watch a night race under lights,…

Kelly VanderBeek’s Olympic Dreams Shattered

Top Canadian alpine skier, Kelly Vanderbeek suffered an unfortunate season-ending accident during a downhill training run in Val d’Isere, France. During a press conference, Kelly broke down during her address to the media: “It’s hard to put into words,” said VanderBeek as she sat on a chair and addressed the media. “I talked a lot…

Abschied Hermann!

I can remember being so excited the day that Thomas Grandi had his first podium, 1997 Park City Utah, it was overcast, and extremely rutty. The coarse was super sketchy in the 2nd run, his split times were looking good, I just hoped that he could hold on and finish. Thomas held on that day…