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Travel and Adventure: Want to know a secret? Canmore, Alberta
Every year thousands of visitors to Alberta, Canada, motor west from Calgary into the Rocky Mountains, heading for the high-profile destinations of Banff and Lake Louise.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Sled hockey team cheers on Paralympic peers
Matt Amos hopped out of the locker room on his only leg and lowered himself into his sled.
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
I never did find out why they call it “bob”-sledding, but I recently learned many other fascinating facts about this Olympic sport.
Billy Bridges, Sami Jo Small: A match made in hockey heaven
Their mutual love of the game brought them together, now they strive to make each other better, on and off the ice But for Sami Jo Small, putting on her pads to help her husband practice is just one way she's assisted him on his way to Sochi.
Head up the hill for a Tahoe getaway
Lake Tahoe is known for its 300-plus days of sunshine, world-class skiing and snowboarding, and of course, the beautiful blue waters of Lake Tahoe itself.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Kozebue's Keith takes on Iditarod, Ironman
Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News Katherine Keith puts harnesses on her team. Racing began for the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Willow Lake on Sunday afternoon, March 2, 2014.
Ravens TE Pitta calls 5-year contract 'a blessing'
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is planning a swing through the Silicon Valley to meet with high-tech leaders and sign a pro-business agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown.
Trekking, unassisted, from Kugaaruk to Greenland
Vincent Cochin is now on day 3 of an anticipated 80-day trek from Kugaaruk to Qaanaaq, Greenland.
Paralympic superstar Tatyana McFadden takes on a new challenge at Winter Games in Sochi
She's cared for, yes, but none of the well-meaning adults look at this child, scooting around the facility on her hands, and imagine a future ripe with possibility.
The Jackson Sun
Kids -- young and old -- take opportunity to go sledding
The return walk up the hill took quite a bit longer than to sled down it, but for Reed Cooper, 7, it was well worth it.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Digital Game Developer
Younger Set Catches on to Winter Olympic Sport of Skeleton
DALLAS, March 4, 2014 -- As the Sochi games come to a close, many young athletes are looking ahead to 2018.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
A new shared experience for Berthoud's Nikko Landeros, Tyler Carron
Nikko Landeros is headed to his second Paralympics Games as a member of the US Sled Hockey team.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Inhabitat's Week in Green: smog safety bubbles, the Tesla Gigafactory and transforming furniture
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.
Dad builds amazing snow 'Looney Luge' course for kids in garden
Marking out a football pitch or a cricket wicket in a back garden always goes a long way to endearing a parent to their kids and friends.
The Wisdom of 3-Time Olympian Tomasevicz
The Shelby native and three-time Olympic bobsledder was wearing his bronze medal from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Vt. students learn about dog sledding
While the rest of us were learning to survive in this freezing weather, St. Francis Xavier students were learning what it takes to cross the Alaskan tundra by sled.
Bangor Daily News
Mushing, fiddling and food..
Well it is Log Drivers Weekend in the southern reaches of The County..yup the Island Falls club will host the Log Drivers Cookout Saturday from 12-2 at their clubhouse and rumor has it they have the world's largest coffee pot..and based on the temps this winter most folks can use it.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Fairfield Glade Vista
Oh, don't you just love the winter?! Uh, maybe not
The fluffy snowflakes that fell recently here in Fairfield Glade made me feel like a kid again.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Mushing pioneers' granddaughter, an Iditarod rookie, picks up passion for racing
Looking through the living room window, next to a painting of her late husband mushing dogs, 92-year-old Natalie Norris has watched this winter as her granddaughter prepared a team to run the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Pittsburgher shoots for gold in Paralympics
Born with spina bifida, doctors told Dan McCoy's parents he'd never walk. Now 20 years later, he's about to compete for gold in the Paralympics.