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"Dag Aabye: The Last Ski Bum" Article

A page (B5) from the Vancouver Sun with an article about "Dag Aabye: The Last Ski Bum." The article covers Aabye's "ski bum" days in the 1960s, particularly his daring descent of The Lions on February 17, 1969, as well as his life since then. Included are two contemporary photographs of Aabye and one archival image of him skiing The Lions.

Ward, Doug

"Gone Skiing" VHS

VHS entitled "Gone Skiing", made by the Adaptive Skiing Rotary / International Skiing Fellowship of Rotarians. Written on the label of the video is "WASP - Jan '06 / GONE SKIING."

"Sword of the Lord"

Video is a National Film Board of Canada documentary about Olympic ski racer and Crazy Canucks member 'Jungle' Jim Hunter. Official NFB summary: "This documentary records the extraordinary determination of Jungle Jim Hunter to be the best ski racer in the world. We witness his gruelling exercise routines, pre-race tensions, trials and deep religious faith of this dedicated athlete."

Walker, Giles

"Tiger of the slopes" - Portrait of Nancy Green in frame

Portrait of Nancy Greene in a blue, silver, and black trim frame. Nancy Greene is pictured from the shoulders up and there are mountains in the background. In the foreground of the print is a smaller image of Greene skiing and a gold medal. The name of the artist, Stephen Houston, is written on the print as well as the title, "Tiger of the Slopes," and Nancy Greene's name. Nancy Greene was a prominent Alpine skier competing in several Olympic Games and other ski competitions. She was named Athlete of the 20th Century. Currently Greene is a Senator for the province of British Columbia.

"Whistler Mountain through the years" Timeline

Newspaper clipping from the Vancouver Sun including a timeline of "Whistler Mountain through the years." Significant events from the opening of Rainbow Lodge in 1914 to the naming of Whistler as top ski resort in North America in 2015 are listed. The clipping also contains the continuation of an article from page A17 about the history of Whistler. There are two photographs: skiers disembarking a gondola in 1991 and construction work on Whistler Town Centre in 1980.

Vancouver Sun

"Youngsters can't hold a ski to Dag Aabye" Article

Article from page A19 of the Vancouver Sun with one article about Dag Aabye, entitled "Youngsters can't hold a ski to Dag Aabye," by Jack Rogers. The author shares several personal memories of Aabye. (Rogers and Aabye were both employed by the Whistler Ski School from 1966 to 1969.)

Rogers, Jack


Photographs of Brandywine Falls in winter, skiing, and a ski jump.

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