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Week of August 23, 1984
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August 23, 1984 (Creation)
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191 photographs : b&w negatives ; 3.5 x 2.5 cm and 35mm
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Photographs including but not limited to running race; car accident; weightlifting in Whistler Village; tug of war; portraits; City Hall; roof; construction; Dave Murray Summer Camps; Alpine; summertime on Whistler Mountain; Lorne Borgal; Rodger McCarthy; skiing; Groundbreaking ceremony Pika's Rest; Mr. Mountain competition; Battle of the Travel Stars;
Appears in August 23, 1984 issue:
02-420-B-24. Pg. 1. Caption: [right] Seven athletes competed over the weekend for the Mr. Mountain title, which was eventually won by defending champ Ken Hardy. Events included golfing, kayaking, cycling, weightlifting and a series of timed calisthenics.
02-420-A-2. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Municipal Clerk Kris Shoup Robinson packs it in Friday, Aug. 17 for the big move to bigger and better facilities at the new municipal hall in Whistler Village. Staff have been waiting five years for the move.
02-420-C-31. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] This Baxter condotel unit may seem out of place on West Georgia Street in Vancouver, but marketing consultant Mel Grebinsky says it's one of the "highest profile" corners in the city. The Baxter Group is marketing 165 of the $50,000 units inside the buildings, which will be built near the Whistler gondola, and according to Grebinsky, everyone from office clerks to lawyers is interested. Admission to the downtown show unit is by donation to the Variety Club.
02-420-F-14. Pg. 5. Caption: Now that;s breaking ground! Whistler Mountain's new addition to its Squarehouse got underway last Wednesday with (L to R) Roger McCarthy, project manager; Lorne Borgal, WMSC president; and Dave Murray, director of skiing. The initial phase of the project, slated for a December completion, includes a 350-seat dining area and 186 sq. m kitchen designed to produced baked goods, soups and a variety of other items. Additional improvements scheduled for the 1985/86 ski season include a 250-seat mezzanine and the balance of a full production kitchen.
02-420-B-29. Pg. 8. Caption: About 120 travel agents flocked to Whistler Saturday for a fun-day event appropriately titled Battle of the Travel Stars. These office athletes completed obstacle courses by foot and by canoe, set new records in swimming.dress-up event at Delta Mountain Inn's pool and ended the day with a rousing banquet at the hotel. The tug-of-war (above) had the added excitement of a pool of Mazola between the two teams.
02-420-F-25. Pg. 9. Caption: A healthy group of 30 young skiers is taking part in a month-long Whistler Mountain Ski Club ski camp. Skiing sessions are held on the Whistler Mountain glaciers using the club's rope tow, but the skiers also spent a week drylands training before starting the technically-oriented camp directed by coach Jacques Morel. Skiers are taking a one-week break before starting the slalom session.
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Donated to the museum by the Whistler Question.
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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.