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Winter tri champs crowned

Winter tri champs crowned

Amy Gagnon and Mike Vine proved to be the fastest triathletes on snow at the second annual Winter Meltdown triathlon, Saturday (March 31).
Sandau, Marshall slay Mt. Sharkfest

Sandau, Marshall slay Mt. Sharkfest

Ending their season with a high elevation race on wet snow, cross-country skiers are obviously gluttons for punishment. So it’s no surprise two of Canada’s hardest working racers prevailed in such conditions at Mt. Sharkfest on Saturday (March 31).
Riding a dream from coast to coast

Riding a dream from coast to coast

Gregory Waldner has fulfilled a dream in riding a motorbike across the continent of Australia, from west coast to east.
Bears take midget title

Bears take midget title

The Fenlands arena will have yet another banner rise into its hallowed wooden rafters. The Banff Bears won the Midget Tier 3 CAHL championship, Thursday (March 22) by defeating Cochrane two games to one in the three game series.
McKeever, Carleton sweep Para event in Finland

McKeever, Carleton sweep Para event in Finland

Brian McKeever and Erik Carleton swept the cross-country ski events at the Para-Nordic cross-country ski finals, winning three gold medals in Vuokatti, Finland, last week.
MacDonald tops in hometown bout

MacDonald tops in hometown bout

A hometown Banffite made good at the first sanctioned boxing match at Wild Bill’s on Saturday, March 24. In front of a packed house, Banff headliner John MacDonald defeated Ryan Skwara in the main event, earning a split decision win in three rounds.
Crawford, Harvey golden at nationals

Crawford, Harvey golden at nationals

Alex Harvey and Chandra Crawford both scored multiple gold medals while Bow Valley athletes racked up a boatload of wins at the Canadian cross-country ski nationals at Mont Ste-Anne, Quebec.
Kershaw rewrites ski history books

Kershaw rewrites ski history books

Devon Kershaw is a huge Neil Young fan. He professes his love for the iconic rocker to anyone who listens, and possesses an encyclopedic knowledge of his catalogue.

Murray takes Rocky Mountain title

Cross-country skier Ian Murray is a gracious host. With his parents in town visiting from Nova Scotia, Murray first took them to Skoki Lodge for a backcountry stay.

Banff Triathlon a world championships qualifier

Twenty-two sprint competitors at the Banff Triathlon on Sept. 8 will earn the chance to represent Canada at the 2013 World Championships in London, England.