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Snow polo: A unique affair

“It’s a spectacular spectator sport. And it’s even more thrilling for the players. This is truly one of the most fabulous things I’ve ever done in my whole life.” The words are spoken by Marc Perreault, and he’s talking about snow polo, which celebrates it’s third year as a major attraction at Mont-Tremblant––something of a … Continue reading Snow polo: A unique affair

Fishing on the fly

This is a story about three friends who fish for Atlantic salmon together–and like every good fish story, it gets better every year. For her 30th birthday, photographer and outdoor enthusiast Nathalie Mongeau received a complete fly-fishing kit. Friends taught her how to tie flies and she was soon practicing her casting… in city parks! … Continue reading Fishing on the fly

Colnago can cycle!

Italians certainly love their cycling. In Lombardy, a province known for its dynamic entrepreneurs, a whole industry has sprouted around the production of racing bicycles, parts and accessories. And among the many manufacturers in the Milan area, Colnago clearly leads the pack. Ernesto Colnago was born in 1932 on the family farm in Cambiago. As … Continue reading Colnago can cycle!

Philippe Gautier, ski mountaineer

Travel broadens the mind, and it can also lead to some interesting careers. Just ask Philippe Gautier, who has made a profession out of his passion for ski mountaineering. “For me, leaving my ephemeral mark on fresh snow is an incredible feeling, every single time.” When Philippe Gautier talks about exotic destinations, his list includes … Continue reading Philippe Gautier, ski mountaineer

Boutique Daniel Lachance, for the love of skiing

How do you transform a business into an institution? By putting your money, your heart, and your soul into it, according to Daniel Lachance, who started his business in 1980. This ski enthusiast who is impassioned by all things technical has been operating at the same Mont-Tremblant address for 35 years (which his customers love … Continue reading Boutique Daniel Lachance, for the love of skiing

The magic of PowerWatts

Meaghan Benfeito, Olympic medallist (London Games); François Parisien, champion, World Tour cycling race in Europe; Jennifer Heil, two-time Olympic medallist. These are just some of the personalities that could train alongside you at PowerWatts in the Complexe Canal Lachine. Stimulating! PowerWatts studios across Canada are the beneficiaries of today’s enthusiasm for cycling. The PowerWatts system … Continue reading The magic of PowerWatts

The personal trainer, an expert at your service

It was difficult for a journalist not to take note of the fire that animated Bruny Surin as an Olympic athlete. Even more difficult to imagine, this former medalist lying in a hammock. Bruny Surin has been fuelled by adrenaline his whole life. His profession is his passion! Bruny Surin remains deeply connected to sport … Continue reading The personal trainer, an expert at your service