WSL in the News

Browse through articles and videos about our venues, activities, events and our mission to Grow Sport!

Media Reports Winter 2016/2017 & Summer 2017

Whistler Sliding Centre featured in Plan Your Vancouver and Whistler Escape to Canada
coloradoavidgolfer.com, June 21, 2017

Whistler Olympic Park featured in Top-rated vacation destinations in North America
Expedia.com, April 27, 2017

Paralympic lifter hits the ice at Whistler Sliding Centre
Pique Newsmagazine, April 6, 2017

Ski jumping nationals coming to Whistler Olympic Park
Pique Newsmagazine, March 30, 2017

Video: "Lightning on Ice" in Whistler
King 5 Seattle, March 23, 2017

Whistler Olympic Park/fat biking featured in Wellness options for March break in British Columbia
Toronto Sun, March 12, 2017

Whistler Sliding Centre hosts spring break day camps
Whistler Question, March 7, 2017

Whistler Olympic Park/Ski Callaghan featured in 25 of the Best Places to Go Cross-Country Skiing in Canada
Explore Magazine, February 24, 2017

Baseboarding featured in A gentleman’s guide to Whistler, Canada’s finest ski resort
Gentleman's Journal, February 23, 2017

Whistler Sliding Centre & Whistler Olympic Park featured in Whistler: where to stay, play and unwind in the Canadian ski resort
London Evening Standard, February 23, 2017

Next generation of pilots attends bobsleigh school
Pique Newsmagazine, February 23, 2017

Baseboarding featured in Best of Skiing in Canada
Ski Canada Magazine, Winter 2017

Bobsleigh featured in 7 Perfect Days in British Columbia
Out Magazine, out.com, February 8, 2017

Fat Biking featured in 11 Craziest Winter Adventures
jetsetter.com, February 3, 2017

Bobsleigh featured in Discover Canada: 36 Amazing Adventures from Coast to Coast
theplanetd.com, February 1, 2017

Westerns end up a success - Local skiers put up great results at WOP
Pique Newsmagazine, January 26, 2017

NorAm Western Canadian Championships, Teck Coast Cups a successful combo
Whistler Question, January 24, 2017

Whistler Nordic Development Centre biathlete makes world juniors
Pique Newsmagazine, January 19, 2017

Western Canadians coming to Whistler Olympic Park
Pique Newsmagazine, January 19, 2017

Ski Heaven decorates Whistler Athletes' Centre 
Pique Newsmagazine, January 5, 2017

Bobsleigh featured as #1 activity in 12 Things Other Than Skiing You Can Do In Canada This Winter
buzzfeed.com, December 19, 2016

Whistler Olympic Park's First Nations art pieces featured in Whistler's rich history of public art 
Pique Newsmagazine, December 15, 2016

Gough captures World Cup luge win - Canadian leads charge at condensed Whistler event
Pique Newsmagazine, December 15, 2016

The Ice Guys - Feature about the Whistler Sliding Centre's track operations team
Pique Newsmagazine, December 8, 2016

Humphries takes fourth-straight Whistler bobsleigh win
Pique Newsmagazine, December 8, 2016

Vathje left 'speechless' by win at Whistler Skeleton World Cup
Pique Newsmagazine, December 8, 2016

Slip Sliding Away - Thunder and Lightning on Ice
Vancouver Sun, December 7, 2016

Whistler is bustling with film festival and World Cup events
travelandtourworld.com, December 7, 2016

Whistler Sport Legacies mentioned in New U.S. owners investing in Whistler renaissance
Business in Vancouver, December 6, 2016

Ski Callaghan opens for Nordic skiing in Whistler Olympic Park
Whistler Question, November 28, 2016

IBSF World Cup coming to Whistler
Whistler Question, November 28, 2016

Ski jumping programming at Whistler Olympic Park looking to grow numbers 
Pique Newsmagazine, November 24, 2016

Channell, Spring eager for World Cup
Pique Newsmagazine, November 24, 2016

Bobsleigh featured in A whistlestop tour to Whistler
thecourier.co.uk, November 19, 2016

Fat Biking and Bobsleigh featured in A (non-skiers) guide to Whistler
Wander Magazine, Fall/Winter 2016

Nordic training underway at Whistler Olympic Park
Pique Newsmagazine, November 17, 2016

Bobsleigh featured in Skiing is just the start of the winter fun at Whistler Blackcomb resort
The Oregonian/OregonLive, November 16, 2016

Bobsleigh featured in Whistler ski trip worth the trek
Yahoo! New Zealand, November 9, 2016 

Baseboarding featured in Listopedia: 10 awesome North American ski resorts
Expedia.com.au, November 8, 2016

Whistler Olympic Park Kicks Off w/Early Season On-snow Callaghan Gold Training Loop
Skitrax.com, November 7, 2016

Ski Callaghan/Whistler Olympic Park featured in B.C. cross-country offers ski workouts in solitude
Georgia Straight, November 2, 2016

Upperton named head coach at Whistler Sliding Centre
Pique Newsmagazine, October 27, 2016 

Whistler Olympic Park as location for fashion photo shoot: 8 Hardy Essentials You Need to Survive Another Canadian Winter
Sharp Magazine, October 25, 2016

Video: Snow storage project "Callaghan Gold" featured in Bury the snow in spring, dig it up in the fall
Global News, October 24, 2016

WSL kicks off new Multi-Sport Program for Youth: Local Elementary Students can spend Pro-D days learning a new Sport
Whistler Question, October 18, 2016

Whistler Sliding Centre seeks volunteers - Certified race officials receive a behind-the-scenes view of the high-speed sports
Whistler Question, October 18, 2016

Skeleton featured as Canada's best winter sport experience in This season’s best winter sports experiences
National Geographic Traveller UK, October 14, 2016

Baseboarding featured in Winter sports holidays without the skiing
The Guardian, October 10, 2016

Fat tire biking and biathlon featured in Great Canadian winters for non-skiers
internationaltraveller.com, October 1, 2016

Skeleton featured in Tailor your trip for getaway gold
The Globe & Mail, September 28, 2016

Media Reports Winter 2015/2016 & Summer 2016

Video: Whistler Olympic Park Summer Activities
Shaw TV Sea to Sky, August 25, 2016

From snow to sunshine: Adventures of summer in Whistler - Summer Bobsleigh at the Whistler Sliding Centre
theweathernetwork.com, August 9, 2016 

Whistler's young workforce: Sliing students into summer
Pique Newsmagazine, August 4, 2016

Summer Bobsleigh featured in "10 Olympic Experiences You Can Enjoy Right Now"
USA Today / 10best.com, July 28, 2016

Whistler Sports Legacies announces Nordic Development Centre
Whistler Question, July 12, 2016

Nordic Development Centre coming to WOP - Whistler Olympic Park opens for summer season with new electric-assist fat bikes
Pique Newsmagazine, July 7, 2016

New Nordic Development Centre Makes Whistler Training Hub for Young High Performance Athletes
skitrax.com, July 4, 2016

New sport to hit Whistler picks up speed
Whistler Question, March 22, 2016

Olympians to pilot public sliding program
Whistler Question, March 22, 2016

The Snowy Sharpshooter - 13 year-old Biathlete Ethan Algra
CTV Vancouver, March 15, 2016

Q & A with the CEO and President of Whistler Sport Legacies
CBC News Vancouver, March 7, 2016

Whistler Sport Legacies joins viaSport Alliance 
Pique Newsmagazine, February 25, 2016

Learning to Skate Ski At Whistler Olympic Park
Explore BC/Hello BC blog, February 23, 2016

Hitting the slopes in Whistler - Fat Biking & Biathlon at Whistler Olympic Park
Toronto Sun, January 27, 2016
Same article: Winter Wonderland Whistler Style
24 Hours Toronto, February 24, 2016

5 Ways to Experience Whistler: #5 - Whistler Sliding Centre
Air Canada enRoute Magazine, January 2016

Whistler: a playground for all seasons
Telegraph/UK, January 22, 2016

Canada's Jane Channell sets sights on conquering Corner 6 
Vancouver Sun & Ottawa Citizen, January 21, 2016

Humphries embraces return to Whistler
Pique Newsmagazine, January 21, 2016

Thrilling Whistler Sliding Centre Bobsleigh Experience (Video)
24604 TV, January 21, 2016 (originally produced in 2013/2014)

Whistler's 'Legacy Baby' / North Vancouver's Jane Channell slides into the spotlight
North Shore News, January 15, 2016

11 Craziest Winter Adventures - #3: Fat Biking, Whistler
jetsetter.com, January 14, 2016

Fatbikes’ popularity grows with good snow conditions
Whistler Question, January 4, 2016

National ski jumping team hits town
​Whistler Question, January 4, 2016

Five Fabulous Things To Do In Whistler Besides Skiing - Fat Biking
Seattle Refined, January 6, 2015

Ski jumpers excited to return to Whistler
Pique Newsmagazine, December 24, 2015

99 Things to do in Vancouver This Winter - Bobsleigh & Skeleton on rank #12
British Columbia Magazine, December 16, 2015

Resorts and Sports: Fat Biking in Whistler
New York Times, December 11, 2015

Winter Fun In Canada
WestJet Magazine, December 2015

'Ski Jumping at Whistler Olympic Park' featured as one of '8 All-Canadian Winter Activities'
Explore Magazine, December 2015

The fat bike phenomenon
Boston Globe, November 7, 2015

Kids get chance to fly
Squamish Chief, October 29, 2015

 

Media Reports Winter 2014/2015 & Summer 2015

High Performance Biathlon Camps take to Whistler Olympic Park
Whistler Question, August 3, 2015

Whistler Sport Legacies is looking into Whistler Olympic Park's untapped potential
Pique Newsmagazine, July 23, 2015

Whistler’s Red Bull 400 a gruelling uphill race fit for only the fittest
Global News, July 19, 2015

Experience the thrill of a lifetime bobsleighing at 125mph
examiner.com, July 7, 2015

Finding the thrill of sliding
Richmond Review, July 7, 2015

Red Bull 400 vertical race coming to Whistler
Global News, June 23, 2015

Whistler Olympic Park to open for summer
Pique Newsmagazine, June 18, 2015

Whistler wins 2019 sledding worlds host bid in a close vote
Vancouver Sun, June 2, 2015

Whistler Sliding Centre awarded 2019 IBSF World Championships
Pique Newsmagazine, June 2, 2015

Whistler Sport Legacies volunteers create a legacy of volunteering
Whistler Question, April 14, 2015

Learning Biathlon in Canada
travelagewest.com, March 16, 2015

Learning the Bobsled and Skeleton in Whistler, Canada
whiskeytangoglobetrot.com, March 9, 2015

The Nordic Connection
Pique Newsmagazine, March 1, 2015

Nordic News: Snow shortage? Keep training regardless
Squamish Chief, February 26, 2015

Nordic News: Fast and furious - Skating technique of cross-country skiing is a North American achievement
Squamish Chief, February 12, 2015

Nordic News: Waiting for snow on the mountain?
Squamish Chief, January 29, 2015

Callaghan ski jumps open
Pique Newsmagazine, January 22, 2015

Rick Mercer Report: Rick at the Whistler Sliding Centre
CBC, January 20, 2015

National champ to grace WSC this weekend
Pique Newsmagazine, January 15, 2015

Bridging the ski jumping gaps
Pique Newsmagazine, January 15, 2015

Slide won't set back ski jump opening
Pique Newsmagazine, January 8, 2015

10 wild, wacky and wonderful sports to enjoy this winter (featuring Baseboarding, Skeleton and Bobsleigh)
ctvnews.ca, January 2, 2015

Taking the Fastest Track
Gibbon’s Life Blog, http://gibbonslife.com, December 30, 2014

Skiing down memory lane in Whistler
The Times/UK, December 20, 2014

Nordic News: What to do about that holiday tummy
Squamish Chief, December 18, 2014

Attracting World Cup sliding events to Whistler a challenge: Soane
Pique Newsmagazine, December 12, 2015

36 Hours in Whistler, British Columbia
New York Times, Dec. 10, 2014

Whistler: Watch as Jason Priestley Races Down an Olympic Bobsled Track
The Hollywood Reporter, December 8, 2015

Nordic News: Winter’s playground - How to make cross-country skiing interesting for kids
Squamish Chief, December 4, 2014

Bobsleigh experience truly a wild ride
Pique Newsmagazine, December 4, 2015

Nordic News: Early snow creates training advantage for athletes
Squamish Chief, November 21, 2014

No Snow? No problem at WOP - The park uses stockpiled snow for early season training
Whistler Question, November 17, 2014

Gap closing on annual costs to maintain Olympic venues
Pique Newsmagazine, November 6, 2015

New ski jumping program in Whistler
International Ski Federation http://www.fis-ski.com, 2 November 2014

Three Perfect Days: Vancouver
Hemispheres Magazine (United Airlines inflight magazine), October 2014

National luge team trains at Sliding Centre
Pique Newsmagazine, October 30, 2014

New Sport Legacy programs offer youth more recreation opportunities
Pique Newsmagazine, October 30, 2014

Whistler Sliding Centre Preparations
Tourism Whistler, October 17, 2014

Ski Jumping returns to Callaghan
Pique Newsmagazine, September 25, 2014

Media Reports Winter 2013/2014 & Summer 2014

Whistler – Ein kanadischer Weihnachtstraum
MySpotlight:Kanada (web-based German magazine), September 2014

Taking Whistler to the next level
Montreal Gazette, August 21, 2014

Whistler Sliding Centre introduces summer bobsleigh
Pique Newsmagazine, July 3, 2014

Rolling Thunder hits the track
Whistler Question, July 1, 2014

High-speed bobsled on wheels ready to roll in Whistler
News 1130 Vancouver, June 27, 2014

Dream Homes: Whistler Luxury Cabin/featured: Whistler Sliding Centre  (Video, WSL as of 19:30 min)
Shaw TV/ Channel 4, May 28, 2014

U.S. bobsleigh legend Brown hopes to drive local interest in sport
Pique Newsmagazine, April 17, 2014

Bromley back with Baseboards at Whistler
Rotherham Business News, April 7, 2014

Local ski jump kids meet national athletes at championships
Whistler Question, April 1, 2014

The insiders' guide to Whistler
Pique Newsmagazine, March 20, 2014

Whistler Girls Weekend – Glitterati Bobsleigh Experience
March 12, 2014

Paralympic legacies are legacies for life
Pique Newsmagazine, March 6, 2014

Ski Television: Episode 9, Whistler, British Columbia (Video, WSL as of 12:50 min.))
Sportsnet Pacific, March 4, 5, 6, 2014

New ski jump camp attracts kids to the sport
Whistler Question, March 4, 2014

Olympic fever? You can shoot the chute on Whistler’s bobsled
Seattle Times, February 27, 2014

Canada: Pure winter wonders
The New Zealand Herald, February 25, 2014

Women's Ski Jumping in Whistler (Video)
Shaw TV, February 19, 2014

Missed Sochi? Go for the Winter Games gold, D-I-Y style
San Francisco Chronicle (print), SF Gate (online), February 16, 2014

Biathlon — you’ve watched it, now the Olympic sport at Whistler
Calgary Herald, February 14, 2014

Experience Olympic thrills in Whistler
vacay.ca, February 11, 2014

Inspired by Sochi? Here's where to learn winter sports from the Games
theguardian.com, February 10, 2014

BT Vancouver: Experience Whistler Olympic Park (Video)
City TV/ Breakfast Television, February 7, 2014

Whistler biathlon gives a taste of Olympic sport
 Calgary Herald, February 6, 2014 (also appeared in The Province)

Taking 'decoration' to Russia... er, with love
The Squamish Chief, February 6, 2014

Lasting Legacies
Pique Newsmagazine, February 6, 2014

Shoot for Biathlon Glory (Video)
Slide Away to Bobsled Victory (Video)
CANADA Explore | Explorez, Feb 5, 2014

2010 spirit lives on in Whistler
The Windsor Star, February 4, 2014 (also appeared in The Province, Vancouver Sun)

BC Family Day in Whistler: Snowshoes and Sleds
The Whistler Insider blog, February 4, 2014

Making the Jump
Pique Newsmagazine, January 30, 2014

Soaring into the Future
Pique Newsmagazine, January 30, 2014

Olympic legacy: First-hand look at Whistler today (Video)
CTV/Canada AM, January 31, 2014

Extending the legacy
January 28, 2014

Kickstart the Sochi Spirit: Try Olympic Sports in Whistler
The Whistler Insider blog, January 27, 2014

The Whistler Sliding Centre: an Olympic Bobsleigh & Skeleton Experience
explore BC - The official HelloBC blog, January 22, 2014

WOP Sport Director to go to Sochi as Olympic Technical Delegate (Video)
Shaw TV, January 21, 2014

Train for the trails
North Shore News, January 12, 2014

Whistler Sliding Centre on Shaw TV (Video)
Shaw TV, December 19, 2013