Seventy-five years ago, a determined and accomplished 22-year old McGill science student named.
Research shows that, “women make 80% of the buying decisions in a family, regardless of their background.
Young Johnny was on a roll
He was a wunderkind—a daring, strapping 17-year-old Canadian kid who, in 1938, handily won the Journal Trophy at the Gatineau Ski Zone Championships, only to be forced to give it back due to ineligibility: he was too young.
In 1960 a young Anne Heggtveit captured a nation’s heart by becoming the first Canadian ever to win an Olympic gold medal in skiing.
In the mid-1970s, four otherwise ordinary guys from Abbottsford, Calgary, Don Mills and Thunder Bay did the impossible.
Sharing the stage with the Crazy Canucks
Over a career that spanned 14 years,.
The racer they call Tiger
The following story, featuring an exclusive interview with Nancy Greene Raine, is part of the Canadian Ski History Writers Project (CSHWP), in partnership with the Chawkers Foundation and the International Ski History Association.
Herman Smith-Johannsen was one-of-a-kind.
Freestyle skiing in Canada was flourishing in the 1970s to the early 1990s, setting the stage for a motivated, creative and talented group of freestyle skiers from Quebec.
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