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PROFESSIONAL FREESKIER MIKE DOUGLAS TO LIVE ATOP WHISTLER MOUNTAIN THIS NOVEMBER

13 October, 2011 - 21:40
This November, professional freeskier Mike Douglas will document Whistler Blackcomb’s transition to winter living at the patrol shack atop Whistler Mountain. Armed only with his computer, his camera and a sleeping bag, the "Godfather of Freeskiing" will document the inside story behind what it takes to open the Whistler Blackcomb ski area for the season. Watch the [EMBEDDED] ...

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8 October, 2011 - 00:07
WHISTLER, BC,– Pro Skier Callum Pettit, pro snowboarder Mercedes Nicoll and the “Godfather” of freeskiing Mike Douglas, skied and rode on Blackcomb Glacier yesterday enjoying some very early season powder turns. “Being able to ski this early in the season is unbelievable” said Callum Pettit “I can’t wait for Whistler Blackcomb to open.” The three athletes were joined by videographer...

DEALS GALORE AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB’S LEGENDARY TURKEY SALE

21 September, 2011 - 20:25
A pre-winter Whistler tradition, the Whistler Blackcomb Turkey Sale returns October 7-10, 2011. With over 20,000 square feet of ski and snowboard gear for sale at up to 70 per cent off, the Turkey Sale marks the unofficial start to winter. Located in the Blackcomb Daylodge in the Upper Village, there is no better way to gear up for the upcoming ski season. Official opening day at Whistler Blackcomb...

RTP INTRODUCES FIRST APP TECHNOLOGY ALLOWING SKIERS AND RIDERS TO USE MOBILE DEVICE AS A SKI PASS

31 August, 2011 - 20:54
AVON, Colo. – Resort Technology Partners (RTP) is launching the first wireless app on the market to offer mobile ticketing for the ski/snowboard industry. In the future, skiers and snowboarders will be able to use their mobile phone as their ski pass. The app, powered by the RTP|LivePass engine, is being launched by RTP in cooperation with Whistler Blackcomb and TELUS. Initially it be available on...

EARLY BIRD SEASON PASSES ON SALE THROUGH TO OCTOBER 10

25 August, 2011 - 22:28
The long-range weather forecast calling for another La Niña weather system has skiers and riders antsy for Winter 2011.2012. Early Bird Season Passes are now on sale. From now, through to October 10 an Unlimited Adult Season Pass is available for the Early Bird price of $1,429 - a savings of $300 – offering the best value for guests looking to ski/ride at Whistler Blackcomb. “People are still...

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB GEARS UP FOR THE MUCH ANTICIPATED 2011.2012 WINTER SEASON

22 August, 2011 - 19:10
Another epic season of snow is expected at Whistler Blackcomb as meteorologists are once again predicting a La Niña winter for the 2011.2012 ski season. For Western Canada, the La Niña weather pattern typically means cooler than normal temperatures and consistent heavy precipitation during the winter months. Last season, these ideal conditions resulted in near record breaking snowfall at Whistler...

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB CELEBRATES MILESTONE OF MILLIONTH BIKE PARK VISITOR

13 August, 2011 - 22:16
The Whistler Mountain Bike Park hosted the millionth unique rider yesterday. The first lift-accessed mountain Bike Park in the world to reach this feat, the Whistler Mountain Bike Park is in its twelfth season of operation and is considered the No. 1 lift access mountain bike park in the world. To mark this auspicious occasion, a celebration was held at the base of the Fitzsimons Express chair lift,...

Roots Fourth Element of Perfection

5 August, 2011 - 19:38
The fourth installment in the 5-part Whistler Mountain Bike Park’s Elements of Perfection video series is now live. [ROOTS] You are the veins of the forest. You grip the ground with gnarled fingers and lay wooden foundation for tall trees and the trails that snake between them. Within you, the lifeblood of the...

Air is the third Element of Perfection Video

15 July, 2011 - 20:24
The third installment in the 5-part Whistler Mountain Bike Park’s Elements of Perfection video series is now live. [AIR] You are more than a mere part of the earth. You are the earth. You erupt from deep volcanic faults or collect in ancient processes. Upon impact, you give nothing, but you give everything through...

THE CANADIAN NATIONAL BBQ CHAMPIOSHIPS CELEBRATE A DECADE IN WHISTLER JULY 29-31

12 July, 2011 - 20:58
The Canadian National BBQ Championships return to Whistler for the 10th year in a row July 29 to 31, 2011. As the highlight of the Pacific Northwest’s competitive BBQ circuit, the National BBQ Championships attract competitors from all over the world to battle it out for cash, prizes and entry into the American Royal World Championships in Kansas City and the Jack Daniel's World Championship BBQ...

Rock is 2nd Element of Perfection Video

5 July, 2011 - 20:40
The second installment in the 5-part Whistler Mountain Bike Park’s Elements of Perfection video series is now live. [ROCK] You are more than a mere part of the earth. You are the earth. You erupt from deep volcanic faults or collect in ancient processes. Upon impact, you give nothing, but you give everything...

ERIC WILLETT WINS BILLABONG ANTE UP

4 July, 2011 - 21:37
Billabong Ante Up, presented by Von Zipper went down at the top of Whistler Mountain today, with Eric Willett from USA taking home the first place prize of $20,000. The day started off slow with some cloudy skies and even some snow from mother nature to remind us all that even if it’s July 1st, she can still make an appearance. In the end though, the weather warmed and the riders went about their...

BILLABONG ANTE UP HITS WHISTLER MOUNTAIN ON CANADA DAY

1 July, 2011 - 18:07
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Billabong Ante Up, presented by Von Zipper is going live today, July 1st, 2011 at the top of Whistler Mountain. The event is a 5star TTR World Snowboard Tour event, and the marquee kick-off event for the 2011-2012 TTR World Snowboard Tour. Additionally, Billabong Ante Up is also the qualifying event for the 6 Star Billabong Innsbruck Air and Style event in February 2012. Located...