Remembering Whistler’s downhill World Cups

By Allyn Pringle
This year marks a few important anniversaries for ski racing on Whistler Mountain: it has been 40 years since the ski hill almost hosted the World Cup in 1979 before it was cancelled due to weather and safety concerns, and it is 30 years since Rob Boyd became the first Canadian male to win a World Cup downhill event on Canadian soil. Whistler Mountain held other successful World Cup events in the 1980s and ’90s starting with a World Cup downhill in 1982.…

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March 24, 2019


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