125km per hour in a Bobsleigh

This week, the Whistler Sliding Centre opened its public bobsleigh experience. This activity on the fastest track in the world now joins skeleton as a once in a lifetime bucket list item that brings you closer to being an Olympic athlete than you ever thought possible. Many Canadian lads and lasses have grown up watching…

5 reasons you should go solo shredding

I’ve been reading Julien Smith’s (@Julien) new free e-book called The Flinch this week. It’s a sharp-witted and edgy piece about how fear prevents us from doing what we really want/need to do in our personal and professional lives and how we should face and conquer our fears to live a more fulfilled life. His…

Freedom Chair screening at Sunday’s Closing Gala….’Just Dueck’

This Sunday, Whistler Film Festival goers will have a chance to watch the award winning Switchback Entertainment documentary “Freedom Chair,” a film about the journey of Paralympic skier Josh Dueck. Dueck, an aspiring skier himself, was coaching now big name athletes Riley Leboe, TJ Schiller, Justin Dorey and Josh Bibby, when a ski jump gone…