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Lace 'em Kid - Ice Skating in Whistler

TAG: Cultural Fix, Family Time, Freebies & Fun Posted by: Graeme Leathem

Getting up to speeds so fast you appear blurry to a camera is just one of the many joys of ice skating in Whistler. The Insider delves into the Canadian tradition of teaching your kids to skate and which of Whistler's numerous icy venues is best suited for your needs.

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Whistler's Golden Girls — Three Local Olympians

TAG: Family Time, Whistler Sabbatical Project Posted by: Feet Banks

whistler girls win medals and rip hard

You always hear about the lack of women in ski towns but here in Whistler we not only have lots, they all rip. The Insider chats with three homegrown Olympians about skipping school, riding pow and other joys of growing up in Whistler.

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Whistler's Hottest Fashion– The Toque.

TAG: Family Time, Must Dos Posted by: Feet Banks

Here in Canada we call them Toques and these grab-and-go headwarmers were just voted "Best Example of Whistler Style" in the local newspaper. The Insider heads out on the town to get the skinny on toques, beanies, knit caps or whatever else they're called.

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Snowcats, Snow Jobs and Unsung Heroes

TAG: Family Time, Whistler Sabbatical Project Posted by: Feet Banks

Snowcats are what brought Feet Banks and his family to Whistler but the Powder is what kept them here. Feet remembers being a kid, riding in snowcats, and busting huge daffy's in Jersey Cream bowl.

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