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  • GRI-01-04-20
  • File
  • January 1979 - December 1984
  • Part of Greg Griffith

Photographs of cross-country skiing and a ski competition. Includes action shots of skiers in motion.

012: "X-C - BLACKCOMB [illegible]"
018: "Family X-C Whistler"
019: "PIC (106) INTERNEG + FULL FRAME C-PRINT [chromogenic print] 181%"


Photographs of skiers on Whistler Mountain with Blackcomb Mountain in the background, Whistler Village in the winter (buildings include: Carleton Lodge, Sundial Hotel, Clocktower Building, and Executive Inn & Suites), skiing powder on both Blackcomb and Whistler Mountain (locations include: Sun Bowl Cornice, Burnt Stew Basin, Whistler Peak, Blackcomb Back Bowls, and Whistler Mountain Ridge Run) and skiers include: Dean Stone, Tim Rickli, and John Kindree. Also includes photographs of a group of people lined up on a mountain ridge in silhouette, a group of skiers dressed in costume of O.J. Simpson (The Juice), the L.A.P.D., and Judge Ito, a snowboarder being rescued from the pond during the slush cup on Blackcomb Mountain, photographers laying on a ski hill to get action shots, a skier crashed with their equipment around them, and apres ski at Merlin's Bar & Grill at the base of Blackcomb Mountain.

002, 003: "Winter/Whistler Village Whistler Village Whistler, B.C."
005: "Winter/Whistler/Ski Sun Bowl Cornice, B.Stew Bas. Skier: Dean Stone"
006: "Whistler B.C. Peak. Skier:Tim Rickli"
007: "Winter- Whistler- Ski Blackcomb Back Bowls Skier: Dean Stone"
008: "Winter/Whistler/Ski Powder Skiing, Blackcomb"
009: "The Juice O.J."
010: "Sun bowl Whistler, B.C. Skier: Dean Stone"
011: "Whistler Mt. Ridge Run Skier: John Kindree"
012: "Whistler Peak Whistler, B.C. Skier:Tim Rickli"
015: "Winter/Whistler/Ski Powder Skiing, Blackcomb"
016: "O.J the L.A.P.D. & Judge Ito"
017: "Slush Cup Blackcomb"
020: "Blackcomb Winter Apres-ski Merlins Restaurant"


Photographs of various skiers competing in the [1993 or 1997?] Molson World Cup Downhill, Telemark World Championships, the Disabled Skier Championships, and the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme including photographers laying in the snow, people lined at a fence watching the races, and various racers including Rob Boyd, Steve Podborski, Daron Rahlves, Patrick Ortlieb, Kate Pace, Franco Cavegn, [Megau Gaety?], Kerrin Lee-Gartner, Marc Girardelli, Picabo Street, Asgeir Linberg, and Atle Skaardal.

001: " Extreme comp Couloir Extreme Blackcomb Skier:"
004: "Whistler-World Cup>D.H. Racer: Rob Boyd"
005: "Telemark World Championships Whistler, B.C."
006: "Whistler-World-Cup>D.H. Racer: Steve Podborski"
007: "Whistler-World-Cup>D.H. Racer: Daron Rahlves USA"
009: "Whistler World Cup Skier PATRICK ORTLIEB (AUT)"
010: "Whistler-World-Cup>D.H. Racer: Kate Pace"
011: "Whistler World Cup Skier: FRANCO CAVEGN SUI"
012: "Whistler World Cup Skier:"
013: "Telemark World Championships Whistler, B.C."
014: "Disabled Skier Champs. Blackcomb"
015: "Winter/Whistler/Ski World Cup Downhill 1994 Start- Skier [Megau Gaety?]"
016: "Whistler-World-Cup>D.H. Racer: Kerrin Lee-Gartner with coach - Carl Petersen"
017: "Whistler World Cup Skier: MARC GIRADELLI [sic] (LUX)"
018: "Winter/Whistler/Ski World Cup Downhill 1994 Start- Skier: Picabo [Street?]"
019: "Whistler World Cup Skier: ASGEIR LINBERG (NOR)"
020: "Whistler World Cup Skier: ATLE SKAARDAL (NOR)"


Photographs of the 1989 World Cup of Downhill Skiing. Features racers IcIver, Bill Johnson, McLeish, Warner, Weirather, Doug Lewis (USA) - 8th place, Heinzer, Mueller, Zurbriggen, Stock, Meli, Cochrane, and Klammer.

001: "MCIVER"
004: "MCLEISH"
005: "WARNER"
008: "HEINZER"
009: "Mueller"
010: "ZURBRIGGIN [sic]"
011: "STOCK"
012: "MELI"
015: "KLAMMER"


Photographs of the 1989 World Cup of Downhill Skiing. Features racers Zurbriggen (SUI), Wenzel (LIE), Mueller (SUI), Lewis (USA), Kernen (SUI), Niederseer (AUT), Skaardal (NOR), Cathomen (SUI), Piccard (FRA), Mell (SUI), Huber (AUT), Cigola (ITA), Cigola (AUT), and Bell (GBR).

007: "MUELLER - SU"
008: "LEWIS - USA"
009: "ZURBRIGGIN [sic] - SUI"
010: "WENZEL - LIE"
011: "KERNEN : SUI"
015: "PICCARD - FRA"
016: "MELL - SUI"
017: "HUBER - AUT"
018: "CIGOLA (ITA)"
019: "CIGOLA (ITA)"
020: "BELL - GB"

September 2013

Seven event tickets from Arts Whistler. They include three tickets from the Whistler Outdoor Photography Summit 2013, including "Inspiration, Creativity & Finding New Ideas in a Changing World" featuring Sterling Lorence, Jordan Manley, Sherpas Cinema, and the 'Into the Mind' film premiere, "Forming Relationships, Communication and a Developing Photography Business" featuring Eric Berger and Scott Serfas, and "The Evolution of Modern Photography in Action & Outdoor Sports - Past, Present & Future" featuring Blake Jorgenson and Paul Morrison. There are also two "Sweetgrass Valhalla" tickets presented by Patagonia and two "Dopamine" snowboard film tickets presented by Absinthe Films. The events were all held at Millennium Place (Maury Young Arts Centre).

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Photographs of ski racing, spectators, and photographers standing near a fence line.


Photographs of skiing and snowboarding on Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain, mountain views, chairlifts, ski racing at the Molson World Cup Downhill and Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, adaptive ski racing at the Disabled Skier Championships, telemark skiing at the Telemark World Championships, aerial shots of the Whistler valley, Harmony Bowl, Roundhouse Lodge, Black Tusk, Alta Lake, Green Lake, Whistler Village, Whistler Peak, alpenglow, Harmony Express Chair, Big Red Express Chair, Peak Chair, skiing on Horstman Glacier, Secret Bowl, Upper Village views, Magic Chair, views of shops signs in Whistler Village including The Glacier Shop and Berg & Berg, icicles, sunsets, Creekside, night photography, Symphony Bowl, Flute Bowl, Village Stroll, a portrait of skier Sabrina Chabot, Glen Harris and Tim Rickli skiing, cabins, Excalibur Gondola, Dean Stone skiing Burnt Stew Basin, Rendezvous Lodge, sleigh rides in Upper Village, snow-making, Whistler Express Gondola, cross-country skiing, Blackcomb Glacier, Snowcat groomers on Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain (Blackcomb Powdercats), apres ski, Pika's Restaurant and Roundhouse Lodge on Whistler Mountain, juggling on Whistler Mountain, condominiums, Green Chair, Solar Coaster, 7th Heaven Express Chair, snow-covered outhouses, Secret Bowl, a helicopter evacuating someone, a frozen creek, Cara Dollan skiing Ziggy's Bowl, and views of Village North.


Photographs of cross-country skiing, heli-skiing, events, Christmas lights, picnics, chairlifts, a couple posing in ski gear and red knitwear, Crystal Lodge, Black Tusk, Blackcomb Lodge, Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler Mountain, Whistler Village, Rob Metza, Cheryl Morningstar, Stephanie Sloan posing and skiing, and group portraits of skiers, including Stephanie Sloan and Dave Murray.

Inscription on printed paper included with photographs : "Greg Griffith collection Box 1 / The original cardboard box which the Museum received had the following listed on the side: / 1. Whistler Mountain / 2. Blackcomb views / 3. Powder close up / 4. Skiers on runs / 5. Kids and families / 6. Powder and views".

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