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March 5/02 9:08 am - Ride to Survive, Job in Whistler, Green Tourism Resource Centre, Tour de Snowy

Posted by Editoress on 03/5/02

Ride to Survive for Cancer
Courtesy Marc LaFontaine

Sportable bike shop in Ottawa will sponsor Paul Throop on his Ride To Survive. Paul is a 56 year old local cyclist who will ride around the world to raise money and awareness for cancer research and its survivors. He left Ottawa on March 4, 2002 for Japan where he will begin his 29,000 kilometre journey, visiting 18 countries in 20 months with a goal of raising $3 million dollars. He will arrive in Ottawa on July 1, 2003.

If you wish to follow the story as it unfolds please visit the website which will be updated daily.

Help Wanted, summer 2002

New bike shop in Whistler looking for EXPERIENCED mechanic, for full time employment through the summer. Must have extensive knowledge of both road and mountain bikes. Job will start early May through to September. If the right candidate is found, we will consider keeping them on for the winter as we become a ski shop, specializing in bootfitting.

Please email

The Green Tourism Association Resource Centre has just been updated!
Courtesy Rachel Dodds

Check out new links such as:
• Rene Waksbergs' updated now with tourism abstracts
• Sustainable Charter for Jerusalem
• Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia
• And more!

All available on - click resource centre

The Green Tourism Association Resource Centre includes information on:
• Ecotourism
• Responsible Tourism/Sustainable Tourism Development
• Sustainable Transportation
• Green Accommodation Initiatives
• Greening Your Business & Environment
• The Library - Further reading material

Tour de Snowy - Australia

Stage 2 - Tumbarumba to Tumut 69 km

1 Alison Wright (Aus) AIS 1:48:20
2 Melissa Holt (NZl) New Zealand
3 Arenda Grimberg (Ned) The Netherlands
4 Ayumu Otsuka (Jpn) Japan 1
5 Catherine Marsal (Fra) Saturn all s.t.
6 Liz Tadich (Aus) AIS 0:07
7 Katrina Berger (USA) Cannondale USA 0:11
8 Jessica Phillips (USA) Saturn 0:15
9 Rochelle Gilmore (Aus) NSWIS Trek Team 1:29
10 Miho Oki (Jpn) Japan 1

12 Debby Mansveld (Ned) Vlaanderen
13 Mari Holden (USA) Cannondale USA
15 Judith Arndt (Ger) Saturn
17 Mirjam Melchers (Ned) The Netherlands
33 Kimberly Bruckner (USA) Saturn
54 Hanka Kupfernagel (Ger) Vlaanderen
57 Kristy Scrymgeour (Aus) Saturn all s.t.
58 Elsbeth Vink (Ned) The Netherlands 1:54
59 Petra Rossner (Ger) Saturn s.t.

Stage 3 - Tumut to Talbingo 51 km

1 Emma James (Aus) NSWIS Trek Team 1:29:20
2 Susanne Ljungskog (Swe) Vlaanderen at 0:17
3 Mirjam Melchers (Ned) The Netherlands
4 Kimberly Bruckner (USA) Saturn
5 Judith Arndt (Ger) Saturn
6 Priska Doppmann (Sui) International 0:21
7 Hanka Kupfernagel (Ger) Vlaanderen
8 Susie Wood (NZl) New Zealand
9 Miho Oki (Jpn) Japan 1 0:44
10 Maragret Hemsley (Aus) Australian National Team s.t.

17 Catherine Marsal (Fra) Saturn 1:10
54 Kristy Scrymgeour (Aus) Saturn 4:52
55 Petra Rossner (Ger) Saturn s.t.
56 Elsbeth Vink (Ned) The Netherlands 6:08


1 Mirjam Melchers (Ned) The Netherlands 5:40:59
2 Susanne Ljungskog (Swe) Vlaanderen 0:25
3 Priska Doppmann (Sui) International 0:29
4 Kimberly Bruckner (USA) Saturn 0:38
5 Judith Arndt (Ger) Saturn 0:54
6 Maragret Hemsley (Aus) Australian National Team 1:05
7 Emma James (Aus) NSWIS Trek Team 1:27
8 Catherine Marsal (Fra) Saturn 1:42
9 Rosalind Reekie-May (NZl) New Zealand 1:45
10 Hanka Kupfernagel (Ger) Vlaanderen 2:21

23 Mari Holden (USA) Cannondale USA 4:19
33 Melissa Holt (NZl) New Zealand 8:50
51 Petra Rossner (Ger) Saturn 26:33
52 Kristy Scrymgeour (Aus) Saturn 26:49
53 Elsbeth Vink (Ned) The Netherlands 27:52


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