Whistler Winterfest



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Box 6: February 1985 - September 1986

Photographs of Winterfest, hiking, Ski School instructors' last day of work, ski racing, aerial views of Whistler Village, 1986 advertising shots by Greg Griffith.

Greg Griffith

Photographs of heli-skiing, the opening ceremonies and salmon BBQ of Winterfest, the Great Sugaring Off Party, and promotional images of people dining.

Griffith, Greg

Jim Kennedy

  • KENN
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1986

Fonds consists of 2 series based on format:
01: Magazines
02: Films

Series 01: Magazines
The magazines relate to Molson World Cup skiing events held in Whistler and include schedules, advertisements, results, and articles about the racers, host town, and competition.
WA_2018_003_001 - Molson World Downhill magazine, Whistler Winterfest, March 7-11, 1984
WA_2018_003_002 - Molson World Downhill and Super G Official Program, March 15-16, 1986
WA_2018_003_003 - Molson World Cup Men's Downhill Official Publication, March 9, 1979

Series 02: Films
The films relate to skiing, Toad Hall, and a helicopter trip over Whistler.
WA_2018_003_004 / KENN_02_001 - 8mm film reel 1
WA_2018_003_005 / KENN_02_002 - 8mm film reel 2
WA_2018_003_006 / KENN_02_003 - 8mm film reel 3
WA_2018_003_007 / KENN_02_004 - 8mm film reel 4

WA_2019_028_001 / KENN_02_005 - super 8 film reel 1: skiing and ski-jumping, 1972/1973
WA_2019_028_002 / KENN_02_006 - super 8 film reel 2: helicopter to Sproatt, December 1972
WA_2019_028_003 / KENN_02_007 - super 8 film reel 3: road trip, child in backyard
WA_2019_028_004 / KENN_02_008 - super 8 film reel 4: people outside Toad Hall, May 1973, Soo Valley

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

Molson World Downhill March 1984 Program

March 7-11, 1984 Molson World Downhill program that includes sections and articles as follows:
"Letters of Welcome"
"Whistler Winterfest '84"
"The World Looks at Whistler"
"The Westside Course"
"The World Cup Event"
"Racer Profiles"
"A Canadian Tradition"
"OCO '88 Trains at Sarajevo"
"From Pastoral Summer Playground to World Cup Host"
"Whistler's Year-Round Appeal"
"The Conference Centre at Whistler"
"Challenge Yourself Through Molstar Participation"
"1983/83 Race Results"

Opening Ceremonies and Salmon BBQ [Winterfest]

Photographs taken by Greg Griffith depicting various events from Winterfest, Whistler Fall Festival and Squamish Days, including the Salmon BBQ, opening ceremonies for the Molson World Downhill competition, musical and theatrical performances, closing ceremonies, and sporting competitions.

Griffith, Greg

Week of March 8, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to Miss Whistler awards; portraits; putting up an event tent; Greg Lee; receiving a trophy; Image Makers; singing; band playing; acting in costume; dancing with balloons; clowns; skiing medal ceremonies; car accident; typewriters; Freestyle skiing; paragliding; Molson World Downhill Championship; Pepsi Challenge; Miss Winterfest contest
Appears in March 8, 1984 issue:
02-362-137. Pg. 11. Caption: A 1983 Datsun left Highway 99 Friday, landing on its roof and sending the driver to hospital. The car was northbound on a long straightaway north of White Gold. The driver, Wade Knutson of Vancouver, was passing a car when he was forced to drive off the road to avoid an oncoming car. The Datsun flipped twice, through Knutson clear. Nuts was taken to a local doctor and then to a Vancouver hospital. He is in stable but not serious condition. However, Knutson will be charged with passing while unsafe. The car received $4,000 damage.
02-362-140. Pg. 13. Caption: A typewriter graveyard? No, these are just a small part of the many tons of equipment, from pencils to lasers, being used for Molson World Downhill coordination.
02-362-248. Pg. 15. Caption: Despite a full cast on his right leg, local musician Jim Brindley continues turning out the tunes. Blindly and other Whistler virtuosos se the Mountain House a 'shaking' last Tuesday night.
02-362-182. Pg. 18. Caption: [bottom] About 8,000 skiers visited Blackcomb Mountain during the Volvo Ski Show Saturday and Sunday.
02-362-152. Pg. 19. Caption: The Silver Streak "I party whereof I go"
02-362-76. Pg. 20. Caption: It was a tough choice for judges at Saturday's air band contest. The contest, held at Stumps in conjunction with the Volvo Ski Show, featured four bands. The Energy Pals, a duo, eventually won and took home two pairs of Blizzard skis. In second place were The Superbs followed by the five-member "Culture Club" (above).
02-362-146. Pg. 21. Caption: Christina Platt, Nancy Ford and Gabriella Rozza took home Pepsi Challenge medals Saturday.
02-362-283. Pg. 24. Caption: Ms. Winterfest contestants modelled fashions and hairstyles at Stumps Friday Night in preparation for yesterday's decision and coronation. Barbara Chomos, above, models a pink ski suit from McConkey's.
02-362-031. [From left to right: Trudy Alder and Arv Pellegrin]