Lori Knowles tours Sun Valley, Idaho–home of beautiful cars and Hollywood stars– to trace the beginnings of what industrialist Averell Harriman called an American Ski Shangri-La.
Proving heli-skiing is better done late, than never, 40-something author Lori Knowles ventures into British Columbia high country with TLH Heliskiing.
Lori on location with one of the world’s fastest, most inspiring skier girls: the magical Mikaela Shiffrin.
Ski Canada Magazine
It’s the kind of winter idyll caught best in a painting, or in one of those vintage ski photographs: black and white, or perhaps strong-coloured Kodachrome, a snow-laden chalet, a whirlwind of woolen sweaters and tall tuques and old Carrera goggles, a lot of smiles, no one looking directly at the camera…
A 750-foot-high ridge in Ontario has spawned many of Canada’s Olympic and World Cup Champions. Lori explores the unique history of the Blue Mountain ski area and the intrepid men and women who made the dream of skiing racing in Ontario a reality.
There has always only ever been a single way to ski: the Austrian way. Others have tried. French, Swiss, Scandinavians, North Americans. They’ve played with technique, invented terms, shared ideas at G7-like forums called Interski. But as Lori discovers, the Austrian way is the way, full stop; there is no other.