Category: Recreation

Lifers At Blue

I know from experience that mountains (yes, even the smaller ones) have a way of taking hold of you and not letting go. Like most ski towns, Blue Mountain Resort attracts like-minded,
outdoor enthusiasts who are drawn to the lifestyle and of course the skiing. In the past being a “ski bum” meant eating ramen for dinner, sleeping in your van by the river, and working an assortment of odd jobs—the payoff being inexhaustible access to skiing and snowboarding.

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The Best Downhill Racer

Between 1974 and 1984 Canadians were dominant on the World Cup downhill circuit. Prior to 1975 no North American male had ever won a world cup downhill race. Ken Read became the first to do so at Val D’Isere in 1975 and so began what would become the stuff of legend.

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Drop The Hammer

By day Ben Young can be found at one of half a dozen Scot-Build Developments custom homes jobsites around Collingwood and the Blue Mountains, but when the weekend arrives, Ben dons a different type of hard hat, throws a leg over his BMW S1000RR and hits speeds of up to 300km/h.

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