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Andy Prest

Andy Prest

Andy Prest is the sports editor for the North Shore News and writes a biweekly humour/lifestyle column. He was given the 2016 George Cadogan Memorial Outstanding Columnist Award by the Canadian Community Newspaper Association. Andy thinks you look really fit these days – have you been working out? Send your sports tips or updates on your humour/lifestyle to Andy at aprest@nsnews.com.

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Recent Work by Andy

West Van Warriors elite high school hockey academy moving into North Shore Winter Club next season

West Van Warriors elite high school hockey academy moving into North Shore Winter Club next season

Move means BC Hockey's high-level zone program for north Burnaby, the North Shore and Sea to Sky needs to find a new home
Lottery ticket sold in West Vancouver hits $10-million jackpot

Lottery ticket sold in West Vancouver hits $10-million jackpot

Check your tickets to see if you have the lucky numbers from last night's draw
Grouse Grind  closed weekdays for the next five weeks

Grouse Grind closed weekdays for the next five weeks

Trail upgrades coming in October, although hikers can still Grind on the weekend
West Vancouver's one-of-a-kind Olympian Georgia Simmerling retires from sport

West Vancouver's one-of-a-kind Olympian Georgia Simmerling retires from sport

Skier turned cyclist followed an unprecedented path to the Olympic podium
Andy Prest: Humanity loses when we start yelling at hospitals

Andy Prest: Humanity loses when we start yelling at hospitals

In this divisive issue, let's all find common ground in not harassing sick children, OK?
Andy Prest: Get ready for some awkward encounters as society reintegrates

Andy Prest: Get ready for some awkward encounters as society reintegrates

How ready are you to, like, be around other humans?
B.C. high school football returns this week

B.C. high school football returns this week

North Vancouver's Carson Graham takes on Vancouver College in first game since 2019
West Van's Susan Clarke wins remarkable fifth straight World CrossFit Games

West Van's Susan Clarke wins remarkable fifth straight World CrossFit Games

62-year-old has finished first every time she's competed in the global fitness competition
Little Village of Lions Bay celebrates huge rowing win for Canada's women's eights

Little Village of Lions Bay celebrates huge rowing win for Canada's women's eights

Madison Mailey helps Canadian women win first Olympic title since 1992 in rowing's powerhouse event
Prest: Naomi Osaka raises important questions about athletes and media. Let's answer them!

Prest: Naomi Osaka raises important questions about athletes and media. Let's answer them!

Tennis star withdraws from major tournament citing anxiety over speaking to the media