Like a bouncy ski course, Hannah and Jared Schmidt’s journey through high-performance sport has been full of peaks, valleys and unexpected bumps. Right now, the Dunrobin athletes are on a definite high – ranked 3rd and 1st respectively overall in the North American Cup standings in their latest pursuit of ski cross.
The May 2018 edition of the Ottawa Sportspage newspaper is now available!
Sarah Brown’s ski season couldn’t have ended in a more memorable fashion.
The Ottawa skier won two medals at the 26th annual Whistler Cup last month, including gold in the Under-16 women’s slalom.
For a ninth consecutive year, the Nakkertok cross-country ski team captured the 2018 Ski Nationals aggregate club championship banner, a streak that now gives the club the record for most consecutive and total championship wins.
By Charlie Pinkerton Finishing a step off the podium at OFSAA Nordic, it was a bittersweet return to the provincial high school championships for one of Ottawa’s top graduating athletes after she battled an injury for more than a year. Glebe Collegiate’s Mei Mei Weston suffered a hip flexor stress fracture during the 2016 cross-country…
A team of 13 Olympians will be representing Ottawa at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Read our profiles on them from page 1-15 in the February 2018 Ottawa Sportspage newspaper – pick up a copy at one of the locations listed on https://sportsottawa.com/content/ottawa-sportspage-0/ or read the online edition of the newspaper at: https://issuu.com/ottawasportspage/docs/sportspage-feb18
By Martin Boyce With the changing sceneries and unpredictability on the road to his first Olympics, alpine skier Dustin Cook takes comfort from one constant in his life: craft beer. Cook, a super-G specialist and Mont Ste. Marie product, says he developed a ritual of having one craft beer from home the night before race…