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World Ski and Snowboard Festival Official Program 1999

The 1999 World Ski and Snowboard Festival (April 9-18) Official Program.
Table of Contents:
8 Air Canada Whistler Cup International Ski Races
12 Seabord Life Podborski DV8
14 Kokanee BoarderCross Grand Nationals
18 Ski Canada Magazine Super Demo Days
21 Dog Day Parade
21 Whistler Town Party
22 International Free Skiing Challenge
24 Radical Films Premiere: Kranked II - Trails from the Crypt
26 Village/Venue Map
28 Calendar of Events
32 Fuji 24 Hours of Whistler Photo Competition
33 Fuji Pro Photographer Showdown
36 Moving Pictures Canadian Film Festival
43 Ski Patrol Challenge
44 Kokanee Westbeach Classic
49 "Out There" Concert Series
55 Whistler's Stellar Rave

Correspondence to Jim and Holly Adams (Long Run Video Productions), June 27 + duplicate

A letter from Florence Petersen of the Whistler Museum and Archives Society thanking Jim Budge and Holly Adams for donating two video tapes to the archives. Attached is the letter of donation from Jim Budge and Holly Adams describing the videos, which are of the 1988 Great Snow Earth Water Race and of event highlights from Blackcomb Mountain. The first letter is duplicated.

Speedbumps

A 5 minute film directed by Ivan Hughes for the 2008 Whistler Film Festival. Speedbumps tells the story of Whistler's skiing history and its journey towards hosting the Olympic games.

When Hugh Met Joe

A 5 minute film directed by Jim Budge for the 2009 Whistler Film Festival. When Hugh Met Joe tells the story of how Hugh Smythe met Joe Houssian and opened Blackcomb Mountain as a ski hill, and how they eventually merged with Whistler Mountain.

The Bard of Blackcomb Magazine Article

A magazine article pasted on to a cardboard backing entitled "The Bard of Blackcomb: Whistler Valley was 'Paradise Found' for author Alex Philip." The article is about the story of Alex and Myrtle Philip in Whistler Valley and the fictionalized account of this experience written by Alex Philip in his book The Painted Cliff.

Gondola Stories

A 5 minute film directed by Ace Mackay-Smith for the 2008 Whistler Film Festival. Gondola stories tells the story of the development of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains and the gondolas built for them.

World Ski and Snowboard Festival Official Program

The official program from the 1998 World Ski and Snowboard Festival (April 10-19) held at Whistler Blackcomb. Contents include a detailed schedule of events, and articles about the International Free Skiing Challenge, the Kokanee Couloir Extreme, Kokanee BoarderCross, Steve Podborski's Seabord Life DV8 event, the Kokanee Snowboard Canada Jam Tour, the Norco Snowbike Glacier Challenge, the World Bigfoot Championships, the Air Canada Whistler Cup, the Savage Beagle Cup, the BC Freestyle Championships, the International Pro Photographer Showdown, the Atomic Powder 8 Championships, the Lifty Olympics, the Dummy Downhill, the Whistler Dog Parade, the Whistler Town Party, the Salomon X-Scream Industry Week, the Legends of Film night, and the Moving Pictures Canadian Film Festival.

Whistler Traveller Winter/Spring 2009/10

Tourism magazine providing information on the many amenities Whistler has to offer for the Winter and Spring seasons.

Table of Contents:

DESTINATIONS
p. 16: Whistler - welcome to sea to sky country!
p. 52: Squamish - the outdoor adventure capital of Canada
p. 70: Pemberton - the fertile valley to the north

LOCAL FLAVOUR
p.8, 10: Local Vibe - Whistler style
p.12: Local Raves & Faves - Lauralee shares her Whistler favourites
p. 14: Why Don't You - try this!

OLYMPICS
p. 24: Eternal Flame - the story behind the Olympic torch
p. 28: Olympic Mascots - the characters of the games
p. 74 - Proud To Be Canadian - Hosting the 2010 Winter Games
p. 78 - Gold Rush - Paralympic Profiles

DINING & ENTERTAINMENT
p. 58: Dining & Entertainment - an array of culinary delights
p. 60: What's Hot
p. 65: Chef Profile
p. 68: Liquid Dessert - Icewine
p. 70: Choose Wisely - Oceanwise

SPA & WELLNESS
p. 96: Eastern Therapy - shiatsu healing
p. 100: Heavenly Soak - hot tub etiquette

CULTURE
p. 56: The Vanished Village - what lies beneath

MAPS
p. 42: Ski Trail Map
p. 44: Cross-country Ski Map
p. 108: Local Maps

STYLE
p. 80: Shopping - take home a local treasure
p. 88: Native Arts - priceless tradition

ADVENTURE
p. 30: Things To Do - plan your adventure
p. 36: Backcountry Adventures - adrenaline pumping fun
p. 46: Winter Wonderland - off the slope adventures
p. 52: Lost & Found - the call of the brave

CALENDAR
p. 106: Whistler Events - what's happening during your stay

SAFETY
p. 86: Cougars - what you need to know if you encounter this local resident