The BC Sports Hall of Fame has teamed up with the Vancouver Canadians once again this summer to honor the past and inspire the future. The BC Sports Hall of Fame re-opened last fall in BC Place and you can visit daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Save your ticket stub from a Vancouver Canadians, BC [...]
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The BC Sports Hall of Fame is teaming up with the Vancouver Canadians once again this summer to honor the past and inspire the future. Vancouver has quite a history in baseball and I’ve only ever touched a bit on it myself, recently doing a feature on the old Athletic Park. 2011 Induction Ceremony. Photo [...]
BC Place’s iconic roof has been deflated in exchange for a massive cable-supported cloth retractable roof that will forever change the Vancouver skyline. Even though the marshmallow-like roof is no longer being used, you can now purchase a slice in support of the BC Sports Hall of Fame. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Video [...]
The 2010 Presidents’ Cup, Canada’s premier Senior B box lacrosse tournament, is currently taking place in Burnaby. Lacrosse is big in these parts (the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame is in New Westminster) and although we no longer have the Vancouver Ravens in the National Lacrosse League, there are still local teams playing top-notch lacrosse. [...]
This month you can donate to KidSport at local Triple O’s restaurants by requesting $1 be added to your bill. This donation will help cover sports costs for financially underprivileged children in BC. Photo credit: D’Arcy Norman on Flickr For a solid 20 years of my life I was involved in community sport and without [...]
Squeaky Marmot on Flickr With the Olympics happening until Sunday, what better time to tell the story of the Miracle Mile which is commemorated on the corner of Hastings and Renfrew. At the main entrance to the PNE grounds stands two figures mid-stride. The statue, unveiled in 1967, displays two men racing each other. One [...]