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Stopping to Celebrate: the Crankworx 10th Anniversary Anthology

So, that window of time in which I should have been learning how to express milk, bottle-feed, attempt early weaning etc? I was busy compiling an anthology of Crankworx’ greatest moments. 682 more words

Lisa Richardson

3 Reasons to Take Up Snow School's "Improve Yourself" Invite this Month at Whistler Blackcomb

Dave Hobson doesn’t really believe in lessons. The Alpine Supervisor of Whistler Blackcomb’s Snow School (and 2012 Supervisor of the Year)* is inclined to the philosophy that you can pretty much teach yourself anything. 446 more words

Lisa Richardson

How to Ski Like A Man

The failure of the world to explode in cataclysmic fireballs on the end of the Mayan calendar means those New Year resolutions you didn’t bother with suddenly demand a little attention. 533 more words

Lisa Richardson

To Tweet or To Retreat from the Social Frontier... (it's hardly a question)

Ever since Whistler Blackcomb introduced free wifi to their on-mountain lodges and an app that allows skiers to track runs and share speed, vertical and bragging rights, the connection between real life and the on-mountain escape has gotten stronger. 357 more words

Lisa Richardson

Ebbs and flows

A few years ago, Gerhard Gross wrote the best article I’ve ever read in a snowboard magazine, The Science of Stoke, digging in to explain what one of the most over-used word in our mountain culture actually means, endocrinologically-speaking. 765 more words

Lisa Richardson

Live well in your places

I rediscovered a favourite journalist/writer this week, in the kind of happy happenstance that doesn’t occur for Presidents, when a rain day cut climbing short and led us to the Squamish library for an afternoon at the magazine stacks with the latest issue of Vanity Fair and a profile of Barack Obama. 350 more words

Lisa Richardson

Proof that mountain bikers can appreciate poetry.

The most particular client feedback I’ve received this year, came, unexpectedly, for copy for ads for the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. (If they’re that particular about a word, you know they really care about the dirt.) 433 more words

Lisa Richardson