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Japan tops bouldering World Cup

Japan tops bouldering World Cup

Bouldering requires an unparalleled skill set in the sporting world: the strength of a weight lifter, the agility of a gymnast and the mind of a chess master – and all must come together for success on the world stage.

Sethnas strong at World Cup

Banff’s Eric Sethna finished 13th while his sister Elise grabbed 19th as the Bow Valley was well represented at the first Canadian bouldering World Cup, last weekend (May 27-29).

Eagles push season ticket drive

Although the local AJHL team is in the middle of a recapitalization drive to keep the squad in Canmore, the Canmore Eagles want to remind the public that season tickets are available for next season.
Pereira captures third Big Bear disc golf title

Pereira captures third Big Bear disc golf title

Countering the slacker attitude associated with many disc golfers, the best from across Western Canada were playing for keeps at the 12th annual Big Bear Disc Golf Tournament on May 21-22.

Shorthanded rugby squad drops decisione

Fifty per cent of winning is just showing up. So when the Banff women’s rugby team arrived at its latest game three players short of a full squad, they knew they were in trouble.
Valley fighters flash leather in six-fight card

Valley fighters flash leather in six-fight card

In Canmore Fight Club’s first official night of amateur pugilism, Neal Greenly convincingly defeated Banff’s Stephane Novel during the second round in the main event of the inaugural Pieter Grobler Memorial Boxing tournament at the Canmore Miners’ Un
Postman, Chun notch pair against Oilfields

Postman, Chun notch pair against Oilfields

Spencer Postman and Jiho Chun both scored twice to lead the CCHS Crusaders to a 5-1 victory over Okotoks’ Oilfields High in Foothills Soccer League action, Monday (May 16).
Kuhn makes transition to coaching ranks

Kuhn makes transition to coaching ranks

Cross-country skier Stefan Kuhn wasted no time making the transition from race course to work force, as the former Olympian has been hired to help coach the Alberta World Cup Academy.
Local gymnasts strong at home competition

Local gymnasts strong at home competition

Seven gymnasts finished at the top of their age and skill group in the biggest meet of the year, as the Canmore Illusions club winds down a successful season.

Alpine racing injuries examined

Jan Hudec knows a thing or six about ski injuries. The Banff world cup alpine racer has alternated between blistering speeds on the top courses in the world and long bouts on the injured list for the past 10 years.