Winter Sports Galleries

Cross Country Ski Racing

2009 - Canadian National Cross Country Ski Championships

The 2009 Haywood Ski Nationals - March 7-15, hosted by the Highland Trail Blazers at Highlands Nordic, Duntroon Ontario. For results and event start times, consult Zone4.

Sunday 8Mar2009

The Nordic Highlands crew and volunteers did an amazing job dealing with the challenging conditions prior to the start of the National Team Sprints. By the end of the meet, all recollection of the initial conditions was forgotten.

Team Sprint - Challenge Girls Heat 1 - featuring Heidi Widmer and Stephanie Vetsch.

Team Sprint - Open Men Heat 1 - featuring Phil Widmer and Stefan Kuhn.

2008 - Canadian World Junior & U23 Team Trials

NorAm Cup Series, FIS Regional Cup Series, Teck Cominco Sprints and the World Junior & U23 Team Trials held at Highlands Nordic Cross Country Skiing Centre, Duntroon, Ontario.

Thursday 3Jan2008

Open Men's 20km Pursuit (Classic/Free)

Junior Men's 20km Pursuit (Classic/Free)

Friday 4Jan2008

Sprint Training Day - testing to find the 'fastest' skis, trying out different strategy and blowing out a little nervous energy before the big day.

Saturday 5Jan2008

Women's Sprint Qualifier

Men's Sprint Qualifier

Women's Sprint Quarter Finals

Men's Sprint Quarter Finals

Sprint Semi-Finals

Sprint Finals

Sprint Awards

Sunday 6Jan2008

Men's 15km Interval Start (Classic)

Women's 15km Interval Start (Classic)

Interval Start Awards

2003 - Canadian National Cross Country Ski Championships

Held at the Highlands Nordic Cross Country Skiing Centre, Duntroon, Ontario.

Women's Sprint Heats - including a few images of Chandra Crawford ... three years before her Olympic Gold performance in Torino.

Men's Sprint Heats - with some spectacular crashes on the challenging downhill turn into the finish straight.

Sprinter Philip Widmer - images of the hard charging Banff Alberta native ... Olympian and Team 2010 sprinter ... early in his career.


YOU LOOK GOOD - Canada's Premier Slopestyle Series

Qualifiers at Blue Mountain Resort - Saturday a.m. 28Jan2006

Backcountry Skiing

Ontario Powder

A taste of the wild side of skiing Muskoka's backcountry powder. Photographs by Andy Matheson. Skier - yours truly.

X-Country Ski Landscapes in deep Muskoka Powder - February 2006 - Skier Andy Matheson.

Finally, winter arrives in 2006 with pristine powder conditions! Skier Andy Matheson enjoying the stellar conditions in the Pretty River Provincial Park.

Blue Sky February conditions in 2004 - a banner year for powder skiing in Ontario. Skiers Andy Matheson and Chad Campbell.

It snowed almost every day in January 2004, producing DEEP POWDER - a first experience for Andy Matheson.

Spring Conditions

Spectacular warm Spring conditions following a banner snowfall year. Skier Andy Matheson.


Blue Mountain Resort, Ontario Canada

Salomon Oasis Ultimate Hook-Up - Ski and Snowboard Demo Day - 28Jan2006 - featuring Salomon Tech Kelly Homes.

Ice Climbing

... coming soon ...