This Canada Day long weekend, you can expect to get more familiar with some of Canada's top winter athletes. Freestyle skier Dara Howell and figure skating pair Dylan Moscovitch and Kirsten Moore-Towers will be the focus of two videos debuting on CBC on Monday.
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Canadian track record-holder Natasha Wodak, who has enjoyed a successful cross-country season following surgery last December, will try to win the senior women’s national race for the second time in three years in Kingston, Ont., on Saturday at 1:45 p.m. ET. more »
A full season removed from having his 2015-16 season wiped out following reconstructive knee surgery, Ottawa's Dustin Cook is feeling "stronger than ever" for Sunday's super-G race at Lake Louise, Alta. (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 3 p.m. local). more »