Much like a child stumbling around in their parents’ running shoes, learning to snowshoe takes practice and the ability to laugh at yourself.
If you’re looking to do something fun and classically Canadian this winter, consider dog sledding. Many people wrongly assume dogsledding is only something you see in movies set in Alaska and the Arctic. But last year my girlfriend and I decided to give it a shot.
Only a year after Huskies football sensation Ben Coakwell finished his last season with the club, he is finding international success in bobsledding. With only three months of bobsled training under his belt, the former running back is already competing for Team Canada on the world stage.
Winter is upon us and while that means gloomy cold days for some, it also means snowboarding fun for those planning to hit the slopes.
During Canadian winters, outdoor team sports are pretty much reduced to shinny, but the introduction of the Japanese sport yukigassen could change that.
After Canadian speed skater Hamelin was surpassed in the final stretch of the 1500 metre by the Korean speed skating team during the Vancouver Olympics last week, Canada's skating poster child told a nation of stunned fans to be patient, promising them a glorious medal later in the tournament. He delivered.