Whistler Opening Early!

Whistler Opening Early! I was lucky enough to get the invite up Whistler Blackcomb November 10th 2017. We tested out the snow and get some shots for Whistler Blackcomb sneak peek video announcing that the mountain will be opening early, November 17th 2017.  I don’t know about you, but I’m really excited to get back up Read More …

April 15th 2017 2nd Annual Halfpipe FamJam

April 15th 2017 2nd Annual Halfpipe FamJam Dom Vallee and I are so happy to be bringing back the Halfpipe FamJam this year to the Blackcomb halfpipe April 15th 2017, as part of the World Ski and Snowboard Festival. We had so much fun last year, seeing three different generations of riders and skiers in Read More …

Olympic Snowboard Qualifying with Mercedes Nicoll

Olympic Snowboard Qualifying with Mercedes Nicoll Achieving goals take time, grit, positivity and perseverance. I’ve had a bumpy ride over the last three years, The Journey Back up the Mountain, looking back on my journey, I know you don’t just stumble upon getting what you want, you have to earn it. I’m very excited for the rest Read More …

Mercedes Nicoll Takes Over CBC Sports Snapchat

Mercedes Nicoll Takes Over CBC Sports ? Snapchat TOMORROW December 13th 2016 I’ll be taking over CBC Sports ? Snapchat. Get on your phones, head over to snapchat, follow cbcsports and mercedesnicoll, if you don’t have snapchat get to it! Real time happenings of real life athletes. I’m on the road to the 2018 Winter Read More …

Whistler Blackcomb Opening Day Facebook Live with Mercedes Nicoll

Whistler Blackcomb Opening Day Facebook Live with Mercedes Nicoll March 23rd did not disappoint! If you guys missed it, here’s what we get up to at Whistler Blackcomb on opening day. A little Facebook Live action on the Whistler Blackcomb page. Whistler Blackcomb Facebook Live March 23 2016 Thanks for an amazing start to my Read More …

Are You Ready For Winter? October 10, 2016 at Whistler Blackcomb

Are You Ready For Winter?  October 10, 2016 at Whistler Blackcomb  October 10th 2016 got me excited for winter! Great to take some turns with Stan Ray, Mike Douglas and Paul Morrison. Winter can’t come fast enough Whistler Blackcomb opens November 24th!

Named to the National Team

Named to the 2016-2017 National Team   Two years ago I wasn’t sure if I would ever snowboard again. Being named to the Canadian National Snowboard Team isn’t something that I would normally be over the moon about, but this year the Team announcement has a huge importance to me. I’ve been on the Canadian Read More …

Halfpipe Fam Jam Photo Album

Halfpipe Fam Jam Photo Album Something that started out as a couple of ideas from both Dominique Vallee and myself soon became an event. We couldn’t be happier with the turnout at the ina. We have such a great community of friends in the snowboard and ski world that I consider family. Check out the Read More …

Halfpipe Fam Jam 2016

Halfpipe Fam Jam 2016 Time for a fun spring  pipe session? The pipe on Blackcomb is looking really good. Both Dom Vallee and myself want to get back to the good old days, back when everyone was hiking the pipe together, having fun, no stress, no contest, just plain old fun in the sun and Read More …

Unplugged with Mercedes Nicoll-I Believe

I BELIEVE Unplugged with Mercedes Nicoll   Halfpipe Season 2016 Photo Album HERE I Believe in ME January 2016 was full of mixed emotions; being scared, excited and so happy. After almost 2 years of not being sure if I would get back in the halfpipe, in early January I made my way out to Read More …

Why Risk it?

WHY Do We Do IT? I have shared my stories with you on my blog. I want you to have an understanding about what I have gone through with hopes to inspire. I’ve learned a lot overcoming this last injury. If you haven’t followed my story check out my unplugged blog series; VALUES blog shares Read More …

What Are You Thankful For?

I’m Thankful to be Back I’m thankful to be symptom free, after a long year and a half of suffering: headaches, lost personality, depression and being on an emotional rollercoaster. I have my personality back, I’ve dealt with depression by having goals. I’m back doing what I love, what makes me happiest, I’m back on my Read More …

Unplugged with Mercedes Nicoll- Values

Unplugged with Mercedes Nicoll- Values When was the last time you ‘unplugged’? Now a days with so much going on in life and the easy accessibility to technology I find the time to ‘unplug’ more and more difficult. I think you all know what I’m talking about! I’ve spent the last year and a half Read More …

New on Pinterest, My Winter Look

New on Pinterest, My Winter Look A lot of inspiration for my art comes from Pinterest as well as my beautiful surroundings in Whistler. I’ve been on Pinterest here and there, I mostly go on it to get artistic and DIY ideas. I have to admit, I found some paintings I liked so much on Pinterest, Read More …

Canadian Company Supporting Athletes

  Canadian Company Supporting Athletes Loved this little write up, in SBC Business, on the company and how it all started, had to share with you. Proud to have been with PWDRROOM since 2005. click image for article I love my sponsors:) Xoxo M  

Photographer Erin Hogue

Photographer Erin Hogue Check out photographer Erin Hogue featured on the Snowboarder Magazine website. Proud to have such and amazingly tallented friend, happy to have the opportunity to keep working with her.   xoxo M

A Year Today

A Year Today The Fall That Got Me, Shochi 2014 I suffered a concussion, that I was not aware of until that night. I did get back up after this fall and tried my darnedest to get through my contest runs, that were no where near as good as I was riding before this crash. Read More …

Avalanche course Jan 2015

Avalanche course Jan 2015 It had been a while since I had brushed up on my avy training. I had taken a recreational course when I was younger, but wanted to brush up on my skills. I wend out a couple weeks ago on Blackcomb with Jennifer Godbout and dug a pit, used our peeps Read More …

Powder Couple: Kimmy Fasani Chris Benchetler

Powder Couple: Kimmy Fasani Chris Benchetler   I have so much love and respect for my two friends I consider family. Checkout the sweet write up on Chris Benchetler and Kimmy Fasani, in Ski Canada Travel, making it work in our industry as a couple, by Caley Vanular. click image for link       Read More …

Ski or Ride with an Olympian Program

Ski or Ride with an Olympian Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ski or snowboard with an Olympian? Follow in their tracks, copy their technique or hear their stories? Wonder no longer with Snow School’s most exclusive program.   So happy to announce that I will be a part of the Read More …

Kimmy Fasani, Friend & Inspiration

Kimmy Fasani, Friend & Inspiration Kimmy Fasani,  friend and inspiration! xoxo M

First Turns of the Season

First Turns of the Season Heli Day With Whistler Blackcomb I’m a lucky duck! Yesterday I got to get some turns on both Whistler and Blackcomb for this little video put out today! Let me just say the smile didn’t leave my face all day, and I’m still smiling! It felt so good to get Read More …

First annual HalfpipeCAN Fall Classic Golf Tournament

  First annual HalfpipeCAN Fall Classic Golf Tournament We had a great turn out at our first annual HalfpipeCAN Fall Classic Golf Tournament! 57 Golfers showed up at Station Creek Golf Club in Auora Ontario. Lots of laughs, prizes, and smiles were had. We are so thankful for everyone that came out and participated and Read More …

Nicoll Still Feeling Effects of Crash From Sochi Games

Nicoll Still Feeling Effects of Crash From Sochi Games Pique News Magazine A HUGE thank you to Eric MacKenzie for this write up! It sums up my last couple of months, and why I haven’t been on social media as much as I used to. Still recovering:( Take a read! click image for article

Three-time Olympian Mercedes Nicoll’s story

Three-time Olympian Mercedes Nicoll’s story Video of the Road to Sochi 2014 Thank you to all my sponsors, especially PWDR ROOM for being there for me through the good, bad and black eye;) xoxo M