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Cooper to stay with WMSC

You can’t argue with results. The board of directors of Whistler Mountain Ski Club announced on Feb. 26 that Nigel Cooper will stay on with the club as the full-time program director.

A freeride day of their own

Freeride Team offering an all-day clinic for women The Whistler Freeride Team, which features some of the most hardcore skiers and snowboarders in the world, is still getting in touch with its feminine side.

Locals show their stuff at B.C. Games

The Thompson-Okanagan team cleaned up at the 2002 B.C. Winter Games this past weekend at Williams Lake, winning a total of 116 medals; 42 gold, 43 silver and 25 bronze.

Snow slows Atomic cross

The first of three Atomic Skier/Snowboardcross events got underway on Feb. 21 in almost 30 centimetres of new snow, which continued to pile up over the course of the day.

Big turnout for snowcross

More than 150 skiers and snowboarders took part in the second snowcross of the Sprite Park Rider Series on Blackcomb last Saturday, Feb. 16, including more young skiers.

Whistler skiers on way to world junior championships

Two Whistler Mountain Ski Club alumni are on their way to Italy in March to represent Canada at the World Junior Championships. Scott Hume and Manuel Osborne-Paradis, both members of the B.C.

Palm wins triathlon award

After winning her age group at the Ironman Canada triathlon in Penticton and the Ironman Championships in Hawaii last year, Triathlon Canada awarded local endurance athlete Mae Palm the 2001 Athlete of the Year honours.

Women's air force nets two medals

Bean denied by Canadian judge The freestyle aerials event has led to another scandal and another victory for Canada in this Olympics, just not in that order. Things couldn't have been better on Feb.

ACA gives up on men’s downhill season

Coaches released after poor showing in World Cup, Olympics In an unprecedented move, Alpine Canada Alpin announced on Feb.

Going for Gold

The Whistler advantage