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Skiing Magazine September 1980

Skiing magazine for September 1980. Whistler area is only mentioned on pages 26, a description of the construction of Blackcomb Mountain. A few Whistler skiers are also mentioned in various articles, such as Ken Read and Steve Podborski.

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

Slides 1-6

Photographs of children learning to windsurf at the Whistler Kids Windsurfing camp in summer on Alta Lake.

Prints 19-20

Photographs of children learning how to windsurf with Whistler Kids Windsurfing summer camps on Alta Lake.

Captions on verso:
WA_2016_002_01_03_007_01: "Good to have a wetsuit on the cooler days! These are alpine lakes and tho[ugh] they warm quickly in the latter [sic] summer, early summer is frigid!"
WA_2016_002_01_03_007_02: "Eager to get out in the deep water! Each student first learns to 'self rescue' by [bulaning?] to sail on the back of the board & paddling on their stomach to shore 50 metres!"

Prints 23-24

Photographs of children and an instructor sitting at a picnic table at Rainbow Park for a 'dry land class' with the Whistler Kids Windsurfing summer camp and children learning to windsurf on Alta Lake while swimmers look on.

Captions on verso:
WA_2016_002_01_03_009_01: "James - Students become a focal point of beach traffic and bathers"
WA_2016_002_01_03_009_02: "Dry land classes - Students learn how to measure the wind according to land and water cues: -ripples in water -wavelets -white caps -etc."

Prints 27-28

Photographs of children learning to windsurf with Whistler Kids Windsurfing summer camps on Alta Lake with mountains in the background.

Captions on verso:
WA_2016_002_01_03_011_01: "These are BIC windsurfers W[histler] K[ids] W[indsurfing] had 14 complete rigs in varying size for different ages & strengths - MINI BIC with 1.3 m - 1.7m sales [sic - should be 'sails'] 3 metre - 4 metre - 4.5 and 5 metre"
WA_2016_002_01_03_011_02: "Thishttp://whistler.ica-atom.org/0owlm/edit# little chap is in sailing position : lead toe beside the mast foot - Back foot over the dag[g]erboard"

Prints 53-54

Photographs of Paula Shackleton running a private windsurfing lesson on Alta Lake and 'Mike' teaching a young boy how to windsurf on Alta Lake.

Captions on verso:
WA_2016_002_01_03_024_01: "Me doing a private lesson. Our schedule was M[onday]-T[uesday]-W[ednesday] 3 day camp for families - Thursday Whistler Parks & Rec[reation] kids - Friday - Whistler Blackcomb - also Tamwood language camp kids/ per cohort - Whistler area schoold end of summer parties. Highschool Phy[sical] Ed[ucation]."
WA_2016_002_01_03_024_02: "Mike (will look for last name) wet through our instructor certification program. C[anadian] Y[achting] A[ssociation] instructor states that we ran beginning of season. No more commuting to Vancouver!"

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