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  1. Swiss exchange 'time of my life,' student saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Baytoday.ca

    ... lucky to have been able to visit a ski resort every weekend with her second host family while getting to go snowshoeing, paragliding and visit cheese and chocolate factories with them. "My host dad was also a Rotarian, so we went to meetings ...

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  2. Harbour Grace to name road after Special Olympian Crystal YoungRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | The Compass

    ... Smith of Carbonear, participated in the Special Olympics World Winter Games, specifically involved in several snowshoeing events. Both Young and Smith came from their three-week stint in Austria with multiple medals, and a night full of cheers and ...

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  3. Learning beyond four wallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Pique News Magazine

    ... in wilderness culture. During the program, Grade 11 and 12 students venture outside of the classroom for snowshoeing, ski touring and winter camping trips, including avalanche safety training and certification, as well as hiking, backpacking and ...

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  4. Green Living: Community lending library the Thingery to launch in three Vancouver 'hoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | The Georgia Straight

    Eco-conscious and particularly handy locals may be familiar with the Vancouver Tool Library , a volunteer-driven co-op that lends screwdrivers, wrenches, and other DIY-friendly devices to its members free of charge. Beginning this fall, however, residents won't have to travel as far as Trout Lake to check out a tool or gadget-as well as recreational equipment, appliances, and other practical everyday goods-thanks to the launch of the Thingery .

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  5. Distance Runner Kasie Enman Returns To Competing After Brief HiatusRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 31 | Competitor Magazine

    After winning marathons, ultra races, a world trail running championship in 2011 and being a part of a U.S. North American cross-country championship team-plus winning a national snowshoe title-the former All-American at Middlebury College had to call timeout. "I got sick and injured, and mentally and physically burned out in every way possible," says Enman, 37. "I kind of shut down for a while."

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  6. LT SportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | Lakeland Times

    Following the Ted Voigt Invitational last Tuesday, Lakeland Union High School participated in its first major cross country competition of the season on Saturday in the Glenn Herold Invitational at Watertown High School. Tuesday, August 29, 2017 The Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that the Small Town Baseball World Series will take place on July 20-22, 2018 at the Minocqua 70 West Park Complex.

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  7. Mindemoya's Judy Olacke recognized as a Great CanadianRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Manitoulin Expositor

    Mindemoya's Judy Olacke was selected as one of 150 Great Canadians in the 'A Taste Of Who We Are' campaign run by the Molson Canadian beer company to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary. Ms. Olacke is photographed here with the personalized version of Molson Canadian's iconic Canadian Red Beer Fridge.

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  8. LT SportsRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | Lakeland Times

    The rain didn't scare off snowshoe baseball participants on Monday as the Snowhawks hosted Lizzy T's in one of the final games of the season. Friday, August 25, 2017 When New York Giants' star wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. went down with an injury after a low hit by Cleveland Browns defensive back Briean Boddy-Calhoun on Monday night, there was naturally a firestorm across all major sports networks.

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  9. Campaign showcases Vancouver gymnastRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | The Columbian

    She spends eight hours a week practicing and another three hours teaching preschoolers her sport. Her favorite event is the bars.

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  10. Is bigger better? $1.5 billion Intrawest deal changes ski industry.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | SKINET

    Is bigger better for the consumer? The ski industry has been beta-testing that for going on a decade with the ongoing consolidation of ski-resort ownership. Joining that trend is the mega-announcement today of a $1.5 billion deal by Aspen Skiing Company and KSL that they have acquired Intrawest Resorts Holdings, which owns Steamboat, Tremblant, and Stratton, among others, and operates Winter Park.

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  11. Stand up paddle boards vs. canoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | The Day

    Competitive cyclists scoff at recreational bikers as if they relied on training wheels. Marathon runners bristle at being lumped in with 5K joggers.

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  12. Stratton now part of 12-resort conglomerateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | The Bennington Banner

    Stratton Mountain ski area is now officially part of a 12-resort company that spans four states and two countries. The acquisition of Stratton's parent company, Intrawest, by two investment firms closed at the end of July.

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  13. Stratton now part of 12-resort conglomerateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Stratton Mountain ski area is now officially part of a 12-resort company that spans four states and two countries. The acquisition of Stratton's parent company, Intrawest, by two investment firms closed at the end of July.

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  14. Carbonear to name ramp after Special Olympian Sandra SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Telegram

    ... and is a member of the Tri-Con Gentle Giants Special Olympics Club, won two gold medals and a silver in snowshoeing events at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games. A year earlier at the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games in Corner Brook, ...

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  15. Indian athlete sexually abuses minor in US, gets indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Indian snowshoe athlete Tanveer Hussain Parra has been indicted in the US for allegedly having inappropriate contact with a 12-year-old girl. The Essex County grand jury charged the 25-year-old with one count of first-degree sexual abuse, a felony, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and misdemeanour, according to a statement from Essex County District Attorney Kristy Sprague.

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  16. Pat Bobinski, the N.W.T.'s 'Mr. Biathlon,' dies at 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | CBC News

    Pat Bobinski ties snowshoes with a youth. Bobinski coached biathlon in the Northwest Territories - both ski and snowshoe - for more than 40 years.

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  17. 116 Team Yukon athletes bound for Canada Summer Games in WinnipegRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... at the Alberta Indoor Track and Field Championships in March. He also captured three medals for Yukon in snowshoeing at the 2016 Arctic Winter Games and won the midget male title at the 2016 B.C. Cross Country Championships. "There were a few ...

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  18. Alaska's Winterlake Lodge and Tordrillo Mountain Lodge team up to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | WebWire

    ... bar at the lodge. Packages also include alternative activities, such as cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and dog mushing. The rate is $13,500 per person. Full details available at http://www.tor ...

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  19. Egypt's 'Cool Runnings' Special Olympians train for snowshoeing - on sandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Star Online

    ... elrahim and Alaa Abdelaziz Mahmoud, snowshoed along the beach. Egypt sent 20 athletes to the Games to compete in snowshoeing and floor hockey, selecting them from local track and field competitions for the disabled.

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  20. She plans to conquer Trans Canada TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Dianne Whelan, a documentarian and adventurer, on the shore of Bras d'Or Lake on Cape Breton Island in Canada. For almost two years, Dianne Whelan has been hiking, biking, snowshoeing and canoeing across the Trans Canada Trail, a not-yet-finished 14,900-mile route.

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