Risking it all for speed ski win

Photo - Jan Farrell

The fastest skiers on the planet put everything on the line for the 2015 Bear Country FIS World Cup Speed Skiing race in Sun Peaks on March 11 to 14. None more so than Swedish skier Linda Baginski, who put paid to the expression “no pain, no gain,” as she crossed the line at speeds above 160 kilometres an hour, before crashing hard into the … [Read more...]

A nation of opportunity

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With mid-term exams taking place for university students across Canada recently, now more than ever, thousands of Canada’s youth are looking towards their futures and the opportunities that lie ahead. We’re greatly privileged to live in a nation rich in opportunity. Opportunity is there for all of us who demonstrate creativity, work hard and who … [Read more...]

Black belt dream two decades in the making

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They say life is what happens while you’re busy making other plans. When Sue Oevermann took up the martial art of taekwondo over two decades ago, she never imagined how busy her life would get. Now, 22 years after her first taekwondo class, Oevermann finally fulfilled a lifetime goal in December, 2014, of becoming a graded black belt. “It was a … [Read more...]

Record holder: “I want to see my record broken”

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The holder of the fastest speed record in the Velocity Challenge is keen to see his record broken in the 2015 Bear Country FIS World Cup Speed Skiing race in Sun Peaks on March 11 to 14. Kenny Dale clocked in with the fastest time ever in 2014 as he raced down the speed ski course on the Headwalls run last year, reaching hurricane-like speeds of … [Read more...]