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The winners of the boys virtual moguls competition with the Freestyle club. (Contributed by Troy Nixon)

Fernie Freestyle Club carves up FAR

The club has been undeterred by the challenges of the season

 

Photo courtesy Big White Ski Resort

Snow with the flow!

Skiing in British Columbia

  • Feb 10, 2021

 

Fernie's Emily Brydon at St. Moritz in 2008. (Contributed by Emily Brydon)

Emily Brydon 2008 win listed among top moments in Canadian ski history

The local ski champion said it was humbling to be recognized for her achievements

Fernie's Emily Brydon at St. Moritz in 2008. (Contributed by Emily Brydon)
Honourable mention, Dreaming of Legoland, racked up major cuteness points. (Photo Contributed)

FAR’s Ultimate Snowman Competition winners released

Twelve icy cold, creative submissions awaited votes on FAR’s Facebook page

Honourable mention, Dreaming of Legoland, racked up major cuteness points. (Photo Contributed)
FAR prepares to welcome guests back on Dec. 5. (File Photo)

FAR prepares for opening day on December 5

Tentatively set to open in 16 days, the resort currently has over a metre and a half of base snow

FAR prepares to welcome guests back on Dec. 5. (File Photo)
Nordic skiing in Fernie, BC

Nordic skiing in Fernie, BC

First-time skier or veteran, find fun and fitness here!

  • Apr 27, 2020
Nordic skiing in Fernie, BC
Avalanche Canada is calling on backcountry users to submit their observations as backcountry businesses, that usually contribute to forecast data are closing due to the pandemic. (File photo)

Avalanche Canada calling for user data amid backcountry business shutdowns

They anticipate forecast uncertainty without help

Avalanche Canada is calling on backcountry users to submit their observations as backcountry businesses, that usually contribute to forecast data are closing due to the pandemic. (File photo)
The 2020 Ski Wall of Fame inductees gathered together for a group shot at the gala on Friday night.

Skiing Wall of Fame welcomes new inductees

Seven awards were presented at the induction ceremony on Friday night

The 2020 Ski Wall of Fame inductees gathered together for a group shot at the gala on Friday night.
Canadian moguls skier Brayden Kuroda passed away unexpectedly Monday, according to Freestyle Canada. (Freestyle Canada - Facebook)

World Cup skier from Okanagan dies suddenly at 19

Kuroda, who made his World Cup debut earlier this year, passed away suddenly Monday night.

Canadian moguls skier Brayden Kuroda passed away unexpectedly Monday, according to Freestyle Canada. (Freestyle Canada - Facebook)
Members of Fernie’s female freestyle team pose for a photo with their coach on finals day. From left to right: coach Connie Henderson, Nyah Shopland, Riley Prentice, Stella Ingram, Taylor Witbeck, and Nell Cline-Smith. For full story, see page A15. Soranne Floarea/The Free Press

Young shredders compete in Jeep’s Junior Freeski Event

Skiers aged 7-18 competed at Fernie Alpine Resort on the weekend

Members of Fernie’s female freestyle team pose for a photo with their coach on finals day. From left to right: coach Connie Henderson, Nyah Shopland, Riley Prentice, Stella Ingram, Taylor Witbeck, and Nell Cline-Smith. For full story, see page A15. Soranne Floarea/The Free Press
Seth Amundsen carves his way to the top of the Freeride World Tour Qualifier circuit

Seth Amundsen carves his way to the top of the Freeride World Tour Qualifier circuit

The local Fernie skier is currently ranked first in North America in his category

Seth Amundsen carves his way to the top of the Freeride World Tour Qualifier circuit
VIDEO: Man in speedo skis along slushy Fernie street
VIDEO: Man in speedo skis along slushy Fernie street
Elevated Style

Elevated Style

Colourful ski fashion on the slopes of Big White Resort

  • Jan 21, 2020
Elevated Style
Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films

Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films

Hobby becomes career with mountain biking videos at Revel Co.

  • Oct 1, 2018
Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films
Alberta girl, 10, dies from injuries sustained in school ski trip

Alberta girl, 10, dies from injuries sustained in school ski trip

Young girl passes away after collision at Castle Mountain Ski Area

Alberta girl, 10, dies from injuries sustained in school ski trip