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Rebagliati, Ross
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1978-2007

Photographs of Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler Village, aerial shots of the Whistler Valley and its lakes, Black Tusk, 7th Heaven, Rendezvous Lodge, Pika's Restaurant and Roundhouse Lodge, alpenglow, panoramic shots of Wedge Mountain, various people skiing and snowboarding Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain, Village North, the Blackcomb Powdercats, Upper Village, Benchlands, condominiums, fireplaces, adaptive skiing, ski racing, telemark skiing, freestyle skiing and snowboarding, backcountry skiing, chairlifts, cabins, houses, The Gables, terrain parks, restaurants, dining, T-bars, snow grooming, Christine's Restaurant, heli-skiing, Symphony and Harmony Bowl, picnics, cougar tracks on Ipsoot Mountain, the Molson World Cup Downhill, the Disabled Skiers Championship, the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, the Canada Post Office at Marketplace Lodge, Glacier Creek Lodge, mountain biking, snowmobiling on Blackcomb Mountain, Molson Canadian Masters Alpine Series, Burnt Stew Basin, Slush Cup on Blackcomb Mountain, skating on the lakes, Tyax Heli-ski, Whistler Golf Course, canoeing, windsurfing, golf, beach volleyball at Rainbow Park, horseback riding, the Dash for Cash Windsurfing Event, climbing in the Tantalus Range, tennis, cross-country skiing, ski-touring, surfing, the gym at the Delta Mountain Inn, Merlin's Bar & Grill, Cheakamus Lake, Tremor Glacier, and Blackcomb Kids Kamp.

1982-1996

Photographs of the 1989 Molson World Cup Downhill ski races. Includes downhill, telemark, and speed skiing races, podiums, and ceremonies.

Entire Subseries found in a folder labelled "RACING" by creator.

1983-2000

Photographs of freestyle skiing and snowboarding, mountain views, heli-boarding, the Westbeach Classic, the World Cup of Snowboarding, halfpipes, snowboard slalom. group portraits, and whistler properties including Blackcomb Lodge, Fitzsimmons Lodge, Clocktower Building, Fireplace Inns, Whistler Village Inn, Hearthstone lodge, Highland Lodge, JB's, and Whistler Resort & Club.

Letters of Support from Fans

Two letters of support sent to Ross Rebagliati during his marijuana/gold medal controversy at the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics in Japan and a letter of support written on a beer case label sent before he competed at the Games. Ross Rebagliati won the first ever gold medal for snowboarding in an Olympic Games. One letter is was kept in a large yellow envelope which had a newspaper photograph of Ross Rebagliati taped to it.

001: Fan letter from Laura Valoroso from Kelowna, BC.
002: Fan letter of support from Jennifer Rock from St. Thomas, ON. The letter came in a yellow envelop with Ross Rebagliati's face taped on.
003: Letter of support from Columbia Brewery written on a Kokanee beer case label.

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, Araxi Restaurant, and the construction of Ted Nebbeling Bridge in Whistler Village.

Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) Fonds

  • RMOW
  • Fonds
  • 1912-2020

Photographic and textual material created and collected by the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) relating to planning and development of Whistler Village and the resort municipality, events held in Whistler, land management, culture and public art, ecology, resort development, the environment, transportation, heritage, schools, architecture, sustainability, and municipal politics.

Ross Rebagliati Fonds

  • RREB
  • Fonds
  • 1994-1999

Materials collected by Ross Rebagliati relating to his career as a professional snowboarder and during his time competing for Team Canada in the Winter Olympic Games at Nagano, Japan in 1998, where he was the first person to win an Olympic gold medal in the discipline of snowboarding. Included is a scrapbook of his achievements and magazine features. Also included are fan letters expressing support for him during the post-Olympics controversy over marijuana which resulted in his gold medal being stripped and then re-awarded.

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.

Ross Rebagliati Snowboarding Career Scrapbook - 1994

Scrapbook of Ross Rebagliati's snowboarding career up until 1994. The front cover shows a photograph of Ross racing with the title "Ross Rebagliati - World Cup Snowboarding Competitor" and listing his 1994 qualifications in Snowboard Slalom. The first few leaflet inserts are copies of Ross featured in a Japanese snowboarding magazine. The scrapbook contains all of his magazine features and covers, as well as copies of results from his snowboarding races. At the end of the scrapbook, inserts of Whistler Question and Vancouver Sun newspapers with news relating to Ross on the front page can be found.

Slides

Photographs of the races, podiums, and ceremonies of the 1989 World Cup of Downhill Skiing. Features racers Rob Boyd (winning run), Gary Athans, Dave Murray, Scott Shaver, and Ross Rebagliati.

Captions:
006: "Rob Boyd"
007: "OPENING"
008: "GARY ATHANS"
010: "MURRAY"
011: "SHAVER"
013: "ROSS RABAGLATTI [sic]"
014: "World Cup Snowboarding FIS G.S. Whistler, B.C."
015: "World Cup Snowboarding FIS G.S. Whistler, B.C. ROSS REBLAGATTI [sic]"
016: "ROB BOYD WINNING RUN"
018: "FINISH - D.H"
019: "ROB BOYD - WINS WHISTLER WORLD CUP RACE"

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