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High speed on the high seas

Squamish will soon be banking on the strong, reliable breeze that whips through the Howe Sound every day. From Aug.

Hard times in Newfoundland

Squamish adventurer Chris Christie trekked 392 km across Newfoundland this summer - but it wasn't quite enough. Chris Christie took part in the Adventure Racing World Championship the first week of August.

One steamy STORMY

Storms are usually characterized by high winds, thunder, lightning and lots of rain - but in Saturday's (Aug. 14) running of STORMY, Squamish's 67-kilometre test of endurance and determination, heat was the major factor in the race.

Squamish Valley speedway Saturday

Yet another two-wheeled provincial championship race will be held on the roads of Squamish, and this time riders are gunning against nothing but the clock. On Saturday (Aug.

Mixed bag of weather tests SOAR sailors

You'd think that a place whose name means "Mother of the Wind" would be the ultimate playground for sailors.

Running a real race

Welcome to STORMY, otherwise known as a gruelling 67-km sufferfest of epic endurance proportions - and one of the most hard-core trail running races to be found anywhere in North America.

Pirates demonstrate power in the pool

The 36 members of the Squamish Pirates have been working on three key ingredients all season.

A show like no other

Like a true world-class sporting event, you could feel the energy emanating from every inch of space throughout the Al McIntosh Loggers Sports Grounds on Sunday (Aug. 1) for the 2004 Open Show.

Silver on the seas

The words sailing and Squamish have been closely connected for years in the community, and this year marks a special year for the sport.

G'Day, mates!

In the end, there were two athletes that stood above the rest. They chopped, bucked, ran, raced and sawed better than any of the other competitors throughout the day and their effort paid off.