Tag: skiing

2021 Winter X Games return to Aspen

On Jan. 31, the 25th edition of the Winter X Games kicked off in Aspen, Colorado. Held at the Buttermilk Ski Resort, the event featured only skiing and snowboarding events and was organized in a fenced-off venue, with no spectators permitted due to the ongoing pandemic. The pandemic also caused[Read More…]

To shred or not to shred

When I reached the ripe age of three, my dad plopped me into my first pair of skis. As I slipped and slid down the bunny hills, there was no way of knowing that skiing, and later snowboarding, would become my only hobby. Growing up in Ontario, winters were an[Read More…]

10 Things: Ski Flying

The 2015 FIS Ski Flying World Championships will be held from the 15th to the 17th of January, 2016 in Tauplitz/Bad Mitterndorf, Austria for the fifth time. The defending world champion is Severin Freund. The sport of ski flying is derived from ski jumping, but much greater distances can be[Read More…]

Spotlight on: McGill Alpine Skiing Team

They’re McGill’s version of the Crazy Canucks–and frankly, they just don’t get enough attention around here. Quebec is home to some of the best ski hills in the country, and while you and your friends are getting drunk on the slopes with the SSMU Ski and Snowboard Club on the[Read More…]

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