There’s some easily found stats floating around about skiing in Whistler – well over 200 runs, an insane amount of bowls, snowfall that equals three double-decker buses stacked on top of each other, and a village which puts the… ‘ray’ into… après? Dig a little deeper though and you’ll find some of the most extreme, […]
Tag Archives: vancouver 2010
27 August 2010
As the Official Alpine Skiing Venue of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Whistler Blackcomb have unveil an Olympic Legacy display at the Roundhouse Lodge on Whistler Mountain. With Canada’s record breaking medal haul on home soil, the display illustrates the successes of local Olympic and Paralympic winter athletes as well as Games-time highlights.
9 May 2010
Momentum Ski Camps will feature some of the world’s best skiers coaching at their summer ski camp at Whistler Blackcomb in Canada. 2010 Olympic Freestyle Skier Alex Bilodeau, the first Canadian to win a gold medal on home soil, will join the roster of coaches many of whom began their preeminent professional ski careers as […]
11 April 2010
Early results from the 2010 Winter Games in Whistler show that the resort’s role as Host Mountain Resort has led to significant gains in international awareness according to the Canadian resort, “…a critical element in growing visitation over the coming years.” Whistler calculates that approximately 3.5 billion people around the world watching the Games on […]
26 March 2010
The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games have published some numbers from the 17 days of the Games in February. There were competitions in 15 sport disciplines at 9 competition venues with 615 medals awarded and 1,055 athlete bouquets presented.