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Beswetherick, Paul

  • ZA-BP001
  • Person
  • fl. 1980s-

Paul Beswetherick is an arborist and horticulturalist living in Whistler, hailing from Cape Town, South Africa. He graduated with a Bachelor degree in Agricultural Management from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa in 1984. He has worked for the Resort Municipality of Whistler as the Landscape Maintenance and Snow-clearing Supervisor since 1994. He has been Director of the Sea to Sky Invasive Species Council since 2010. His hobbies include fly-fishing and cross-country skiing.

Beswetherick, Loreth

  • ZA-BL001
  • Person
  • fl. 2000s-

Loreth Anne White Beswetherick hails from Cape Town, South Africa, but now lives in Whistler. Formerly a journalist and editor of sixteen years, she is now a romance novelist. When she’s not writing, she enjoys long-distance running, biking or skiing on the trails with her dog. Loreth has won the Romantic Times Reviewer’s choice award, is a double Romantic Times Reviewers’ choice award finalist, a double Rita finalist, a double Daphne Du Maurier finalist, and multiple CataRomance Reviewers’ choice winner.

Winters, T.

  • US-WT001
  • Person
  • fl. 1993

T. Winters is an American skier who served on the jury of the Labatt Blue Whistler Mountain Ski Classic in 1993.

Mahre, Phil

  • US-WA-MP001
  • Person
  • b. May 10, 1957

Phil Mahre is a former alpine ski racer widely considered one of the greatest American skiers of all time. He and his twin brother Steve competed on the World Cup circuit from 1976 to 1984. Mahre placed among the top three in the World Cup overall standings for six consecutive seasons, winning the title in the final three. He won gold at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo and silver at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid. In 2010 he carried the Olympic torch across the U.S.-Canada border en route to the Vancouver games.

Adam, Neil

  • US-WA-AN001
  • Person
  • fl. 1950s

Neil Adam participated in hiking trips in Washington in the 1950s, along with Dick Chambers.

American Friends of Whistler

  • US-WA-AME-001
  • Corporate body
  • 2002-2019

American Friends of Whistler (AFOW) was an American charitable organization set up to enhance the Whistler community and foster greater understanding and friendship between Canadians and Americans, raising and distributing funds for health and human services, culture and the arts, and the environment and outdoor recreation in the Whistler community. Founded in July 2002 by a small group of Americans who spend time in Whistler as second home-owners, the group has donated millions of dollars to local Whistler non-profit organizations registered as a non-profit charity in Washington State. In 2019, the board made the decision to cease operations due to trouble being an all-volunteer organization keeping administrative costs under 3%. Former members decided to continue to be active in supporting the Whistler community through charitable giving as individuals, and maintain the AFOW website as a way to facilitate the continuing of charitable giving for the Whistler area.

Baltzan, Paula

  • US-UT-BP001
  • Person
  • c. 1966-

Paula Baltzan attended the third session of the 1980 Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp in Whistler. She works as a teacher in Park City, UT.

Allen, Cathy

  • US-UT-AC001
  • Person
  • fl. 1966-1967

Cathy Allen is a former member of the US FIS National ski racing team. She studied voice at the University of Utah and taught skiing at Alta ski resort.

7-Eleven

  • US-TX-7EL-001
  • Corporate body
  • 1946-

7-Eleven in Whistler was located on the corner of Main St. and Northlands Blvd. in Whistler Village. It was loacted there from the 2000s-2016 and was replaced by Hunter Gather Eatery & Taphouse.

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