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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

Ross Rebagliati Gold Medal Welcome Home Party

Photographs taken by the RMOW during their event to welcome home snowboarding gold medalist Ross Rebagliati from the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympic Games in Japan. Photographs show Ross signing autographs, shaking hands, showing his gold medal, and being interviewed on as stage among a large audience in Village Square. There are also photographs of a band playing on the stage.

Whistler Village Report, Issue Number Two, December 1978 + duplicate

The Whistler Village Report published by Whistler Village from December 1978. Articles are entitled: "Where We've Been ... and Where We're Going," "Joint Government Agreement Gives Whistler $9 Million," "Blackcomb Mountain Development Begins," "Snow Unseasonably Slow at Whistler," "Developments Proceed With Set Schedule," and "New Council Sworn In."

The articles are about the subjects of the history of Whistler as a resort town and the building of Whistler Village, the Whistler Village log, a 9 million dollar grant from the federal and provincial governments for resort development and town planning, the development of Blackcomb Mountain, the unseasonably slow snow, the seasonal schedule for development in Whistler and the new council for the Resort Municipality of Whistler being sworn in.

1 Duplicate.

Olympic Games Planner

A daily calendar and planner entitled "A Local's Guide to the 2010 Olympic Games". It includes tips for planning around the Olympic Games, as well as information on how access the events and torch relays, with a focus on February and March of 2010. It also includes maps and information on what's happening in and around Whistler is 2010, a short history of the Olympic journey, and interesting facts. The planner is divided into Live, Work and Play sections to provide locals with helpful information.

Table of Contents:
4-9 Journey to the Games: A Dream Realized
10-11 January Tips
12-13 February Month at a Glance
14-69 February Day-by-Day
70-71 March Tips
72-73 March Month at a Glance
74-92 March Day-by-Day
93-104 Live: Living the Dream, Local Tips, Top 3 Q & A, The Important Stuff, The Ultimate Daypack, Transportation
105-114 Work: Living the Dream, Local Tips, Top 3 Q & A, The Important Stuff, Transportation
115-147 Play: Living the Dream, Local Tips, Top 3 Q & A, The Important Stuff, Local Involvement, Torch Relays, Other Cultural Events, Transportation.
148-153 Maps
154-156 Details (Useful phone numbers, websites and glossary.

Vancouver 2010 Official Souvenir Program

Vancouver 2010 Olympics Official Souvenir Program.

Table of Contents:

p. 26: Forever Young- Best-selling author Douglas Coupland takes on a vivid journey through his Vancouver - tracing its history, its neighbourhoods, its heart and its soul.
p. 38: Hockey: Canada's Game - For sport lovers visiting this land, writes Roch Carrier, the password is hockey. Carrier traces hockey's historic roots and its significance today.
p. 48: Tiger Tales - Canadian Olympic hero Nancy Greene Raine on national pride and winning the ultimate prize in sport.
p. 50: Spirit of the Games - Being a true Olympian of Paralympian isn't just about sport and winning medals - its about fundamentals, lasting values, true ideals writes Stephen Brunt.
p. 76: History Makers - From Torvill and Dean to the Miracle on Ice, acclaimed sports anchor Brian Williams shares his most cherished memories of past Olympic Games.
p. 86: Stars that Dazzle - The Paralympic Winter Games is littered with tales of remarkable athletes achieving remarkable results in their sports and private lives, writes Allan Maki.
p. 146: The Last Word - Allow yourself a moment to dream during these Games - there's so much more at stake than just winning or losing writes Canadian Olympian and NBA superstar Steve Nash.
p. 18: The Warm Up - A mixture of Games-time cultural highlights and classic Canadiana.
p. 33: Dream Believers - How a single gold medal ignited a big, bold ambition to bring the world to Whistler.
p. 61: Ice Masters - Creating the perfect ice surface is painstaking work.
p. 64: Bearing Witness - First Nations culture is finding fresh ways to express itself.
p. 73: Canada's Games - Hosting the Games is about kinship, community and being the best a nation can be
p. 94: Home Away From Home - Catriona Le May Doan and others share a behind-the-scenes glimpse of life in an Athletes' Village.
p. 98: Power, Purpose, Glory - The 2010 Winter Games venues are fostering the highest performance possible.
p. 105: Shaping a Future - How youth and social groups are benefiting from the greenest Games ever.
How the Games Changed My Life:
p. 63: Colette Bourgonje
p. 72: Philip Boit
p. 93: Doug Anakin
p. 97: Steven Bradbury
p. 104: Ragnhild Myklebust
p. 109: Michael "Eddie the Eagle" Edwards
p. 110: Olympic Games Schedule
p. 111: Letters
p. 112: Olympic Games Sports
p. 128: Paralympic Games Schedule
p. 130: Paralympic Games Sports
p. 136: Vancouver Map
p. 138: Whistler Map

Textual Documents & Ephemera

Letters from Eldon Beck and Mr. Mike Vance, coordinator, planning and design of Whistler Village Land Co. Ltd. Includes various designs and sketches, as well as the initial statement of concept for Whistler Village.

Whistler Village Report issues:
Oct. 1979: articles on the progress of construction in Whistler and the 1988 Olympic bid.
Dec. 1979: pictures and articles on the development of Whistler Village. Includes a picture of mayor Pat Carleton at construction site.
Jan. 1980: articles on phase two of Whistler Village construction.
Mar. 1980: articles on the development of the Mountain Inn Hotel and Whistler Resort Centre.
Apr. 1980: articles on the process of construction in Whistler Village.
July 1980: article on Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay's visit to Whistlers' new golf course. Palmer and Seay designed over 75 golf course in United States and assisted in the development of the Whistler Golf Course.
Feb. 1981: article called 'Whistler - finally a reality'.

Whistler News issues including articles on events and developments in Whistler with maps and pictures from 1979-1980, as well as a summer edition from 1980 including articles on the new 'Resort Centre', getting to Whistler by road, Blackcomb Mountain, and the 'Championship golf course for Whistler'.

"Bank eyes Whistler aid." [1983]: article by William Boei on Whistler's financial troubles and the loan negotiations with the Royal Bank.

"Gold plate to be dropped at Whistler." Jan. 11, 1983: article from The Province by Barbara McLintock on scaling down the Conference Centre in Whistler due to initial overspending on the project.

Whistler Area Map/Lost Lake Park Map: two black and white maps on one sheet from 1979 or 1980.

Poster of Whistler Village from 1979 or 1980.

Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain trail maps from the 1980-1981 winter season.

2 Whistler pamphlets from the early 1980s

Whistler Village parking guide from the early 1980s including a plan of Whistler with a list of lots in Whistler Village and their developers.

Whistler Tenant Graphics Guidelines from 1979, containing rules on free standing signs, projecting signs, wall signs, canopy signs, marquee signs, window signs, and special purpose signs.

Whistler Economic Effects Study Update from Dec. 1979. Report covers the economic effects of several developments in Whistler. Prepared by Urbanics Consultants Ltd. for Whistler Village Land Co.

Parking Policy and Construction Program for Whistler Village from 1979: a draft outlining anticipated demand and supply of surface and covered parking and to propose construction programs for parking structures. Compiled by Sutcliffe Griggd Moodie, development consultants to mayor and alderman, Resort Municipality of Whistler.

A draft on design guidelines for Whistler Village by RMOW, Sept. 26, 1978.

Beck, Eldon

Photographs

Photographs taken by the Resort Municipality of Whistler at various events held in Whistler, including but not limited to: the Ross Rebagliati Welcome Home Party, BC Tel Duathlon, Attitude at Altitude BMX event, Point Grey Classic Triathlon, the construction and grand opening of the playground at Alpha Lake Park, and the construction of Ted Nebbeling Bridge in Whistler Village.

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