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Series consists of documents relating to the Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp, Dave Murray Summer Ski Camp, and skiing in general.

Molson World Downhill

Molson World Downhill Magazine published by Whistler Winterfest in March 1984.

Table of Contents:

p. 3: Sponsors
p. 8: Letters of Welcome
p. 12: Whistler Winterfest '84 - A calendar of special events culminating with the Molson World Downhill
p. 17: The World Looks at Whistler - Television coverage brings the Molson World Downhill to viewers around the globe. By Lynn Blanchard
p. 19: The Westside Course - A former Canadian alpine team member describes Whistler's challenging downhill course. By Dave Murray
p. 22: The World Cup Event - How the World Cup originated and how the downhill title is won
p. 24: Racer Profiles - Narratives of competitors on the World Cup downhill circuit. By Maxine Sevack
p. 34: A Canadian Tradition - The many aspects of Molson's involvement with skiing
p. 36: OCO '88 Trains at Sarajevo - The XV Olympic Winter Games Organizing Committee gains first-hand experience at Sarajevo. By Frances Jackson
p. 40: From Pastoral Summer Playground to World Cup Host - An account of Whistler's metamorphosis from wilderness to resort destination. By Stew Muir
p. 45: Whistler's Year-Round Appeal - Discriminating vacationers will find a host of resort facilities and special events throughout the four seasons at Whistler
p. 48: The Conference Centre at Whistler - Whistler enters a new phase with full conference facilities scheduled for completion in 1985
p. 53: Challenge Yourself Through Molstar Participation - Fun and the spirit of competition with Molstar, recreational racing at its best
p. 55: 1983/84 Race Results - World Cup downhill results available at press time

Molson World Downhill

Two programs for the Molson World Downhill in Whistler, held March 7-11, 1984 and March 15-16, 1986 respectively. The programs contain schedules, advertisements, results, and articles about the racers, host town, and competition.

Photo Envelopes

Photographs including but not limited to construction of Town Hall, squatters at Jordan's Lodge, kayaking, Ski Patrol, the Pemberton rodeo, flood damage, skiing on Whistler Mountain, hang-gliding, Gelandesprung ski jump contest, competitive downhill ski races, recreational skiing, Tokum Corners, Toad Hall, windsurfing on Alta Lake, canoeing and kayaking on the River of Golden Dreams and Alta Lake, the avalauncher gun, avalanche control, the Pacific Great Eastern train, train tracks, maintenance, and during a snowstorm, fishing on Alta Lake, Gondola Barn in Creekside, chairlifts on Whistler Mountain, Roundhouse, Nancy Greene Summer Ski School, Molson World Cup Downhill 1984, landscapes of Whistler, Pemberton, Mount Currie Rodeo, salmon-smoking, and parties at Jordan's Lodge on Nita Lake.

Photographs

Snapshot of Dave Murray in Canadian gear and race bib, possibly at the 1974 World Series of Skiing in Vail, Colorado.

Photographs

Photographs and ephemera from Dave Murray's ski racing and coaching career.

Posters

Posters donated by Bob Barnett from various events in Whistler, including the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, the Shell Cup Canadian Championships, the Vachon Cup, Molson World Cup Downhill, Whistler Ski Classic, Todd Brooker Ski Challenge, Alpine Wine Festival, Alpine Wine & Dine, the opening of the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, and the 40th anniversary of Whistler Mountain and 25th anniversary of Blackcomb Mountain. There are also advertising posters from LANGE boots and Elan Skis.

Posters

Posters for the Molson Canadian Masters Alpine Series and the Silver Anniversary of Whistler Mountain.

Posters

Three identical posters of the Dave Murray Downhill, March 12-13 1994, each showing Dave Murray jumping on skis with a gondola car and mountains in the background. The posters were drawn by Isobel MacLaurin.

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