Inuvik Drum: Fifty years of skiing fun

INUVIK DRUM, Thursday, April 12, 2018
by Samantha McKay

If you’re going to celebrate 50 years of skiing, it’s only fitting that you have some special guests to help you do it.

The Inuvik Ski Club hosted the 50th annual Top of the World Loppet April 6 to 8 and while the loppet no longer draws international ski champions as competitors, four-time Olympian Sharon Firth, who hails from Aklavik, participated in the spring ski event.

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Inuvik Drum: Preparing for a historic anniversary

INUVIK DRUM, Thursday, November 9, 2017
By Stewart Burnett

Like all Inuvik groups, the ski club has seen fluctuations in interest over the past few years, with last year being particularly down as most of the core group moved on.

Patrick Gall, president of the Inuvik Ski Club, and Holly Jones, vice-president, are hoping for a busy season at the club this winter in preparation for the 50th Top of the World Loppet next spring.

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