Kelly VanderbeekCanadian alpine skier Kelly VanderBeek has reached the World Cup podium three times in her career, including a super-G bronze on home snow at Lake Louise in 2006. VanderBeek nearly captured a medal at the 2006 Torino Olympics, missing the podium by just 0.03 of a second. Born in Kapuskasing and raised in Kitchener, Ont., VanderBeek now resides with her husband, and fellow Olympian, David Ford in Chilliwack, B.C.
Marie-Michèle Gagnon didn't have much trouble in claiming her fourth straight national slalom title on Tuesday at the Alpine Canadian Championships in Whistler, B.C., winning the race in a time of one minute, 40.44 seconds for her ninth Canadian title in four different disciplines. more »
Excitement is building less than a year out from the alpine skiing competition at the Sochi Olympics, and we look at the top performers from the 2012-13 FIS World Cup season in our photo gallery. more »
There was plenty of chatter after the Vancouver Canucks fired coach Alain Vigneault on Wednesday. While there was mixed reaction on Social Media as to whether the firing was warranted, fans also made their feelings known as to the performance of GM Mike Gillis. more »