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Vonn wins, again

Vonn wins, again

In 2009 at Lake Louise, American Lindsey Vonn’s downhill run was nearly ruined when she struck a large bump that forced her knee into her chin, leaving her bloodied at the bottom of the run. She still won the race.
Vonn owns Lake Louise World Cup series

Vonn owns Lake Louise World Cup series

There are few examples of purely dominant sport performances: NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point performance, Wayne Gretzky circa 1985, pre-sex scandal Tiger Woods.
Martin wins heavyweight title

Martin wins heavyweight title

The challenge – drop 22 pounds of body weight in 10 hours. To become the Alberta provincial heavyweight champion 30-year-old boxer Nick Martin had to do just that. And it nearly killed him. “It was one of the worst days of my life,” Martin said.
Hometown hero makes courageous return

Hometown hero makes courageous return

Jan Hudec had every reason to fail. Stuck with a $15,000 Alpine Canada team fee levied because his ranking was outside the top 30 in the world, Hudec was still looking for sponsors three days before last weekend’s Lake Louise World Cup.
No. 4 with a bullet: Hudec top Canuck at Lake Louise

No. 4 with a bullet: Hudec top Canuck at Lake Louise

Lake Louise has a new destination: The Jan Hudec Ski Area. Alpine Canada Athletic Director Robert Rousselle thinks it has a ring to it. “He’s a guy with a lot of experience. They should rename the hill to his name.
Crusaders win zone volleyball title

Crusaders win zone volleyball title

Was there any doubt? After a stellar season of silver and gold – four gold medals and seven silver medals to be precise -– the Canmore Collegiate High School Junior Boys volleyball squad capped off a dream year with a Zone Championship victory Nov.
Davies, McLeish earn World Cup debut

Davies, McLeish earn World Cup debut

Ever since she was 12 years old, Tess Davies would travel to the World Cup race at Lake Louise. She would line the fence with the rest of the pint-sized racers, begging for racing bibs and autographs from the best skiers in the world.
Eagles' band of brothers post back-to-back wins

Eagles' band of brothers post back-to-back wins

The Canmore Eagles appear to have found a solution to their early season woes: brotherly love. Three sets of brothers – Luke and Simon Philp, Alex and Cam Barnes, Riley and Brayden Point – all contributed in back-to-back victories on Nov.
Hudec alive and kicking for Lake Louise World Cup

Hudec alive and kicking for Lake Louise World Cup

Banff’s Jan Hudec isn’t dead. However, if you ask those in the ski world, most are ignorant of his exact whereabouts.
Biathlete Gow earns final world cup berth

Biathlete Gow earns final world cup berth

Scott Gow’s meteoric rise up Canada’s biathlon ranks took another giant leap forward as he secured the final spot on Canada’s world cup team during national team trials Tuesday, Nov. 15. “That’s amazing. I didn’t think that would be the case.
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