Archive | September, 2003

Olympics To Drop Caffeine, Cold Pill Ban

September 24, 2003 – Olympic bronze medallist Deidra Dionne let out a sniffly sigh of relief when she heard the news Wednesday. Dionne, a freestyle ski aerialist who is suffering from a cold, was ready … READ MORE →

Biathlon Canada’s New Executive Director

September 23, 2003 – Biathlon Canada is pleased to announce that Joanne Thomson of Canmore, Alberta will be joining Biathlon Canada as the new Executive Director, the senior staff position of the organization. Joanne will … READ MORE →

Nominees For Vancouver 2010 Organizing Committee Board

September 21, 2003 (Toronto, ON) – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) today released the names of its seven nominees to the Board of Directors of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (VOCOG).The Board … READ MORE →

More Snow At Nakiska

September 20 2003, (Calgary, AB) – Nakiska Ski Area has announced improvements to the state-of the-art snowmaking facilities at the resort. The $100,000 purchase of snowmaking nozzles and electrical upgrades will increase the snowmaking output … READ MORE →

OR Winter Stays at Four Days

September 19, 2003 (Laguna Beach, CA) – Outdoor Retailer confirmed today that the upcoming 2004 Winter Market (Jan 30 – Feb 2) will continue in its traditional four-day format. This announcement comes in response to … READ MORE →

Early Snowfall Hits Resorts

September 12th, 2003 (Calgary, AB) – The endless days of summer have come to a rapid close as an early snowfall hit the mountains of Lake Louise and Fernie this week.  The Resorts were left … READ MORE →

Scott Heads to Court

Doping Fiasco Nearly Over!

September 11, 2003 – Cross-country skiers around the world are anxiously awaiting the final decision of the International Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland. On September 9, 2003, the court heard appeals lodged … READ MORE →

CCC Welcomes Jean-Francois Rapatel

September 11, 2003 – There will a change within the staff at CCC's National Office this fall.  Katherine Hamilton, who has been filling the position  of Coordinator Sport Participation Development (CSPD) on a contract basis … READ MORE →

College and University Nordic Championships

September 11, 2003 – Are you interested in having input into the 2004 Canadian College and University Nordic Championships (CCUNC)? If so  then please contact Charles Curtis at: charles@xcskier.com. Input is requested regarding such topics … READ MORE →

New Staff at Cross Country Canada

September 11, 2003 – Cross Country Canada is pleased to announce that the job competition that was conducted with a view to finding a replacement for Joanne Thomson in the National Office has been brought … READ MORE →

Fernie Voted Best Resort of the Year

September 5, 2003 (Fernie Alpine Resort, BC) – The Good Skiing & Snowboarding Guide 2004 has voted Fernie Alpine Resort the North American “Resort of the Year” in the annual Golden Ski Awards for 2004.The … READ MORE →