MERCEDES NICOLL: Character of Whistler

MERCEDES NICOLL: Character of Whistler

A loveable lady, whose name needs no introduction - Mercedes Nicoll as you know her is a snowboard halfpipe Olympian, a professional snowboarder, and a captivating action sports personality. The Mercedes Nicoll we want you to meet is all of those things and more, the one that you don’t often get to see is what truly makes her a...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
NADIA SAMER: Character of Whistler

NADIA SAMER: Character of Whistler

Nadia Samer, a Whistler lady with intentions as pure as gold. She’s building a legacy much bigger than the mountains that form her epicenter and this is what we admire most about her. Overcoming injuries, maintaining a career as a professional athlete and in the midst of pursuing a medical degree, she somehow manages to donate much...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
KUPS: Character of Whistler

KUPS: Character of Whistler

A humble soul, Kris Kupskay - or “Kups” as most know him - is constantly surprised when people want to purchase his work despite nearing a decade of doing exactly that. Infused with wit and oozing with grace, any interaction with Kups is as memorable as his artwork. Bigger than his biggest mural is the collection of community...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
WSSF 2019: THE PARTY PLANNER

WSSF 2019: THE PARTY PLANNER

The World Ski and Snowboard Festival is back for another year and we're getting ready for a week of epicness to unfold. From ski and snowboard competitions on the snow slopes of Whistler Blackcomb to arts in the village and nightly events that draw out the whole town, it's going to be one jam-packed week of festivities. WSSF 2019 is...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
JOHNNY FOON: Character of Whistler

JOHNNY FOON: Character of Whistler

Johnny “Foon” Chilton, a man's name that is interchangeable with the concept of being connected to where you live and how you play. Johnny Chilton is the man behind the local Pemberton based company Foon Skis, but he’s so much more than just a man that makes skis. He’s a man that knows the calculated impact of every action he...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
CHARACTERS OF WHISTLER

CHARACTERS OF WHISTLER

Whistler, it’s a town with a heartbeat. A place where the people and the landscape become one. The mountains are reborn with the seasons, each offering a unique method to explore and appreciate them. Shaped by ancient glaciers and the power of the ocean, Whistlers deep valleys have beckoned adventurous souls here for over 60 years.

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Women of Whistler, the Balance for Better

Women of Whistler, the Balance for Better

March 8th is International Women’s day - a day of global celebration for social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. This years campaign theme is #balanceforbetter and when it comes to women worth celebrating, we don’t have to look very far because there is no shortage of them here in Whistler. As such, we...

POSTED BY · Meredith Eades
Preventative Ski Conditioning Exercises

Preventative Ski Conditioning Exercises

The snow has been falling in record amounts in Whistler this season and we’re all chomping at the bit to get out there. Maybe you’re here for a week-long ski vacation, you’re here for the season or Whistler is your home and you know this place like the back of your hand. The question remains the same, have you been preparing...

POSTED BY · Meredith Eades
How to Do Australia Day in Whistler

How to Do Australia Day in Whistler

It's that time of year again where you'll hear chants of "Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!" echoing down the Village Stroll. Australia Day falls on Monday this year, but our predictions are that the mayhem will likely start on the Sunday - given the time difference it's definitely a 2-day party. Here's a guide to having an epic Aussie Day in Whistler...

POSTED BY · Eric De Paoli
A Wedding In Whistler: Tips From A Pro Photographer

A Wedding In Whistler: Tips From A Pro Photographer

Love echoes through the valleys and up into the mountaintops here in our stunning mountain town. A wedding in Whistler is truly one of the most beautiful and romantic ways to celebrate your love. Inspired by the gorgeous photos that capture both the immense landscapes and endearing love of a couple in one irresistibly romantic...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper