August 10, 2009 | Field Reports >
Whistler, Historic & Heritage Sites
The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre in Whistler, BC is
definitively a must see! Ghana's Olympic skier know as the Snow Leopard
and Tourism BC Field Reporter Chris Wheeler explore the Aboriginal
museum that showcases the local Squamish and Lil'wat First Nations
through art and exhibits. They even sample some traditional food and
join in on the Chief Jimmy Jimmy Dance! The Squamish and Lil'wat hosts
are very friendly and the centre offers visitors a truly immersive
experience of the two nations rich cultures.
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August 05, 2009 | Field Reports >
Whistler, Ziplining & Bungee Jumping
Tourism British Columbia Field Reporter Chris Wheeler joins the
Olympic skier "Snow Leopard" for some summertime activities in
Whistler, BC. Along with the Snow Leopard's family, they canoe Alta
lake, mountain bike the valley trails, and end the day Zip Trekking! This was an action packed day... and I tell you, it's not easy trying to keep up with a Snow Leopard!
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Snow Leopard will serve as Ghana's one-man ski team in the 2010 Winter
Olympics in Vancouver, Canada and will be back in Whistler to compete!
August 04, 2009 | Field Reports >
Whistler, Skiing & Snowboarding
Ghanaian Olympic Skier "Snow Leopard" visits the year-round
destination Whistler, BC this summer. He joins Tourism British Columbia
Field Reporter Chris Wheeler and checks out Blackcomb Glacier and the
PEAK 2 PEAK alpine experience! Kwame Nkrumah-Acheampong, a skier who
has been nicknamed the snow leopard, will serve as Ghana's one-man ski
team in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. The Snow Leopard
and his family had a great time in Whistler doing summer activities!
Make sure to look for this guy ripping down the slopes in 2010 in his
snow leopard spotted suit!
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