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Adam Woods - Busy Studying, Training, Competing and Mentoring

Adam Woods, 20, of Coquitlam competes at a high level in orienteering while completing his third year of computer engineering at UBC. He is used to the challenge of balancing studies and sport; training is a welcome break from the textbooks.  

Meet Coaches Extraordinaire: Karen and Jason Mongrain


Skating Coaches Karen and Jason Mongrain are nervous. It’s not because their students are competing at Sectionals next week or because of the demands their community and rink are facing this week at Skate Canada International in Kelowna, BC. As top-notch figure skating coaches with some 40 years of combined experience, this husband and wife coaching team is accustomed to that kind of stress.

A Great Weekend and an Exciting Future


It’s a really exciting time at Gymnastics BC! And after this weekend I can’t help but feel energized about what the future holds!

BCBSA Announces New Provincial Skeleton Coach


BCBSA would like to welcome Rob Derman as the new Provincial Skeleton Coach for the BC Program. Derman will be filling the role previously held by Ivo Pakalns who has recently accepted a role as the National Team Coach with Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton.

Tim Hortons Brier funds go back into the community


Funds raised from Kamloops hosting Canada’s top curlers are going back into the community.

Triathlon BC Recognizes its 2014 Volunteers, Officials and Race Directors


On the evening of September 20, 2014 Triathlon BC hosted its Annual Athlete Gala.  Held at the BC Sport’s Hall of Fame, the Gala celebrated the achievements and dedication of its members; current and past athletes, race directors, coaches, officials, clubs, volunteers and supporters - significant individuals who help weave the fabric of the triathlon community throughout the province.

Jeremy Ten brings Hallelujah to the ice for a powerful and emotional last season


When he bustles through his final competitive season in the coming months, Jeremy Ten will stand before the Lord of Song with nothing on

Ken Goodland and Shane Thompson Recipients of Gerald McGavin Coaching Award


The BC Rugby Union is pleased to recognize the recipients of the 2014 Gerald McGavin Coaching Award,proudly supported by Happy Water - Tackle the World.

British Columbia Golf High Performance Camp Opens Eyes Of 24 Young Golfers


For the 24 young golfers who attended the British Columbia Golf High Performance Camp at Northview in Surrey on Oct. 18 and 19, the message and tone was set early each morning.

SFU Clan Looks to Build School Spirit Starting with the Battle of the Border Event


Last weekend, I took a fun trip down on a shuttle bus organized by the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) to Bothell, Washington for the inaugural Battle of the Border event between the SFU Clan and the Central Washington Wildcats.

This initiative was not just an opportunity to send down families, friends, and fans of the Clan to the event, but also allowed the SFSS to promote school spirit and garner more student supporters for the athletics community.