The evolution of skiing is a long and complex web of stories, research and artifacts spanning roughly 10,000 years, depending on which ski historian you speak to.
The Winter Olympic Games movement picked up steam in the 1960s, with increased global interest and continued expansion and diversification of sports and related disciplines.
The first Winter Olympic Games were held in the French Alps in Chamonix, France, in 1924.
As we time-travel back in our minds, we can put ourselves into the shoes of the first pioneers of skiing, a sport first founded 22,000 years ago.
From glorious mountains to man-made ski hills and trails, Canada has embraced the customs and techniques of ski and snowboard culture from coast to coast.
The Laurentian region of Quebec is known as the “cradle of skiing” in North America because of its rich history as one of the oldest ski regions in Canada.
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