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Whitecaps rolling in

Local soccer ace Martina Franko will be bringing an all-star cast of Whitecaps players to Squamish this summer, but they won't be playing in a game.

Five Solheims in a row for SVGCC

They're the Montreal Canadiens of golf in the Sea to Sky corridor. For the fifth consecutive year, the ladies of the Squamish Valley Golf and Country Club (SVGCC) have won the annual Solheim Cup matches.


Although he crashed three times, Hercules, a.k.a. Kyle Ritchie, still threw down some lightning bolts along the way to successfully defend his title as the fastest freerider in Squamish at the Rockstar Invitational Freeride Sunday (June 20).


For most of the riders who compete in the Test of Metal, finishing the race will do just fine, thank you. But for a select few, that just doesn't cut the mustard.


Carter Hovey and Sarah Noble had very little room for improvement in this year's Test of Metal - but they managed.

SQUAMISH MOUNTAIN BIKE FEST: B.C. Rider wins North American Trials Championship

Another Squamish Test of Metal Mountain Bike Festival Trials Competition is in the record books, and for the first time since the Test became a North American Trials Series (NATS) event in 1999, a Canadian has won pro stock, the main championship cat

After the Test, the Gearjammer

The Squamish Test of Metal Mountain Bike Festival is an annual ritual for many of its 800 competitors, but this year it's also the third of four stops of the inaugural B.C. cross-country marathon series.

Broken axle nearly spoils race for Hendy

When it comes to mechanical trouble, racecar driver Fred Hendy of Squamish is an expert. Hendy raced last weekend at the Rivers Edge Raceway in Mission against competitors from around B.C. along with cars from Washington and Oregon.

The long ride home

I knew I was different when I felt a thrill from crushing my finger between my cropped handlebar and the side view mirror of a taxi as I rode through Toronto's Yonge Street on my way to work four years ago.

They're tied at the top

After five long years of after-school practices, countless numbers of games, tournaments, races and competitions, four Grade 12 HSSS students were awarded for their hard work and dedication to high school athletics.