ACE MACKAY-SMITH: CHARACTER OF WHISTLER

ACE MACKAY-SMITH: CHARACTER OF WHISTLER

The most consistent thing about this Character of Whistler? She knows how to have a really really really good time, all the time. Ace MacKay-Smith is a friendly face at nearly every noteworthy Whistler event. From event planning, DJing, dancing, decor design to supporting events as a passionate community member, Ace’s presence...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Whistler Ironman: An Insider’s Perspective

Whistler Ironman: An Insider’s Perspective

Being labeled an Ironman is impressive. To achieve this noteworthy title means that you have overcome the physical and mental exhaustion that comes with swimming 2.4 miles, biking 112 miles and running 26.2 miles in under 17 hours. While the sport of triathlon is growing in popularity, thanks to Ironman, the dedication needed to...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
Whistler Mountain Biking Events

Whistler Mountain Biking Events

It’s safe to say Whistler is the epicenter of the mountain bike world. Visitors flock from all over the globe to ride the famous Whistler Bike Park and more riders of all abilities visit each year to explore the endless singletrack trails in the valley. This amazing dirt-based sport sustains a rich and vibrant mountain community...

POSTED BY · Joe Schwartz
How to do Canada Day in Whistler

How to do Canada Day in Whistler

On July 1st 152 years ago, the Constitutional Act united three colonies within the British Empire to create a new country. A vast and beautiful country that is home to many diverse cultures, languages, fashion, food, activities, and traditions that have evolved to make it the Canada that we know, appreciate and love today. We are...

POSTED BY · Meredith Eades
BLAKE JORGENSON: Character of Whistler

BLAKE JORGENSON: Character of Whistler

You’ve seen his work in magazines, online and adorning our beautiful town. A name that is well known and respected within the Whistler community, Blake Jorgenson undoubtedly fits the bill of being a "Character of Whistler". Clocking over 25 years here Blake has seen his fair share of changes to the landscape and the community of...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
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