Archive | September, 2007

FIS Tour De Ski Update

September 30, 2007 – The summer of 2007 with lots of sports highlights is over, and the winter season is approaching rapidly. The countdown for the second edition of the FIS Tour de Ski is … READ MORE →

American Birkie Challenge Grant

September 30, 2007 – Dear Skiers and Supporters: The countdown is on! The deadline to raise $65,000 to match the Birkie® Challenge Grant is just 15 short days away. As you know, John and Leslie … READ MORE →

Canada’s Olympic XC Ski Queen Beckie Scott is a Mom

Scott and Husband Justin Wadsworth Weclome Baby Teo

September 30, 2007 (Canmore, Alta.) – Canada’s most decorated Olympic cross-country ski athlete, Beckie Scott, has a new heir to the family home, Cross Country Canada announced on Tuesday. The Olympic gold and silver … READ MORE →

Golden Alpine Holidays to Develop Unique Nordic Pilot Project

September 23, 2007 – Golden Alpine Holidays Inc. (GAH) is undertaking to develop a unique Alpine based Nordic Trail System, complete with groomed and track set trails. This facility will be located adjacent to … READ MORE →

Birkie® Searches for Two Skiers to Depict Birkebeiner® Warriors

September 22, 2007 (Hayward, Wis) – The Board of Directors for the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) is searching for two tough cross country skiers to dress as Birkebeiner warriors and trek 51 kilometers from … READ MORE →

City of Vancouver and COC Sign Memorandum of Understanding

September 22, 2007 (Vancouver, B.C.) – Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan, City Manager Judy Rogers, Korina Houghton, Commissioner – Vice Chair, Vancouver Park Board, and Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) President Michael Chambers signed a Memorandum of … READ MORE →

Myriam Bedard Found Guilty

September 21, 2007 (Quebec City, QC) – Myriam Bedard has been found guilty on charges of kidnapping her own daughter. A jury of six men and six women pronounced the verdict yesterday in Quebec Superior … READ MORE →

Dick Pound Confirms He’s Leaving WADA

September 19, 2007 (Montreal, QC) – Montrealer Dick Pound has confirmed that he’s stepping down at the president of WADA, the World Anti-Doping Agency, by the end of 2007. Pound, 65, has aggressively fought doping … READ MORE →

Congratulations – Becky Scott and Justin Wadsworth Celebrate New Addition

September 18, 2007 – Congratulations to Becky Scott and Justin Wadsworth who are celebrating the arrival of their new baby boy Teo. Here’s what the proud father had to say… Just wanted to … READ MORE →

AltaGas Fuels Canadian XC Skiers

Drive for International Podiums

September 18, 2007 (Canmore, Alberta) — Canada’s elite level National and Para-Nordic Ski Team athletes embarked on a marathon quest through the Rocky Mountains where, after roller skiing from Canmore to the … READ MORE →

Allen & Mike’s Really Cool Backcountry Ski Book, Revised and Even Better!

New Ski Title from FalconGuides

September 17, 2007 – Allen & Mike’s Really Cool Backcountry Ski Book provided practical advice from two NOLS instructors on all aspects of backcountry skiing and winter camping. As skiers venture farther from lift-served front … READ MORE →

Industry Veterans Join SIA Board of Directors

September 17, 2007 (McLean, VA) – SnowSports Industries America (SIA) is proud to announce the appointment of Mike Carey to its Chairman of the Board position. Additionally the association named two seasoned veterans from the … READ MORE →

Matching Challenge Grant Awarded to American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation

September 17, 2007 (Hayward, Wis.) – It’s not every day that a donor knocks on your door with grant dollars that could make a distinct and lasting imprint on the organization, but that’s exactly what … READ MORE →

Wanted: New Faces in the Industry

September 5, 2007 – If you are the proud parent(s) of a bouncing baby boy/girl within the last year, SIA would like to feature your child’s picture in its trade journal, T.I.P – The Intelligent … READ MORE →

Visa Jump Meet Ends with Doubleheader

September 3, 2007 (Park City, Utah) – The summer phase of the women’s ski jumping Continental Cup schedule came to a wild finish under the lights Sunday night at Utah Olympic Park following a rare … READ MORE →