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Adrenalin money targets Nordic Centre bike trails

The Canmore Nordic Centre, through the Friends of Kananaskis, has signed a five-year agreement with 24 Hours of Adrenalin race organizers Twenty4 Sports Inc. that will see race organizers donate $40,000 to improve and fix trails.

Local racers face off against best at Gran Fondo Rockies race

Before the sound of the air pistol or drop of the flag, stomach-churning sights can befall the distance athlete at the psychological vice grip known as the start line.
Focus on fun at rugby 10s

Focus on fun at rugby 10s

For one weekend, rugby took on a completely different look in Banff. Games featured beer swilling scrums, cops, sailors, sasquatches and the odd butt-slap tackle.
Mueller wins solo women's category

Mueller wins solo women's category

Nadine Mueller of Spruce Grove is the 2011 24 Hours of Adrenalin women’s champion. Mueller finished 12 laps in 24 hours, defeating previous winner Cyd Fraser. “I’m surprised,” Mueller said. “I’ve known Cyd, she’s who I’ve looked up to.

Rundle boys defend home turf

Every year, many of the best riders in Western Canada challenge the speed and endurance of local mountain bike racers at the 24 Hours of Adrenalin. Seemingly, every year they come up short at the hands of Banff and Canmore’s best.

Cohos enjoy successful meet in home pool

Christa Ferguson used to be a mild-mannered 15-year-old student. Polite and considerate of others, the Our Lady of the Snows student was a model citizen. But in the pool, according to her friends, she’s a beast.
Duggan tops Adrenalin men in perfect solo debut

Duggan tops Adrenalin men in perfect solo debut

After 17 laps, mud, cold and a few upchuck stops, Matt Duggan is the 2011 24 Hours of Adrenalin champion. Saddle sore and a tad bow-legged, Duggan crossed the finish line into a welcoming embrace from his wife Megan.
Harvie reaches podium in nationals debut

Harvie reaches podium in nationals debut

Liah Harvie won’t forget her first national-level race. The young rider took a header on one of the descents, knocking a tooth loose after a trip over the handlebars. Her coach, concerned for her health, queried her afterwards.

End of an era for aging Canmore United

For Canmore United, it’s true all good things must come to an end. The team appears to have played their final game in the Kimberley Soccer Tournament, following an A division quarter-final loss to Spokane on Sunday (July 17).
Plaxton claims Canadian crown

Plaxton claims Canadian crown

After seven years as the best mountain biker in the country, Geoff Kabush has relinquished his title. Max Plaxton played the role of spoiler, winning the Canadian national mountain bike title Saturday (July 16) at the Canmore Nordic Centre.