As Freestyle skier Kye Guembes runs through her routine moments before she leaves the gate, it’s almost for certain that she’s listening to Paradise City by Guns and Roses.
Alpine skier Gill Hamilton has practically lived her life on skis. She started skiing at the age of two, with the help of her parents, and only four years later she began racing. What started as something solely recreational began to dominate her life and Hamilton hasn’t looked back.
When a friend convinced her to try ringette in 2006, Emma Kelly never would have guessed that it would someday lead to her representing Ontario at the Canada Winter Games.
A number of Ottawa athletes made their mark on the international sports stage recently.
Ottawa-born Special Olympics figure skater Michael Raytchev will be going it alone at the Canada Winter Games as Team Ontario’s only shot to medal in the men’s category of his event.
–By Ottawa Sportspage Constant hard work and dedication goes into not only competing but also being a coach at the highest level, and those representing Team Ontario are among some of the best. Twelve sport staff from the Nation’s capital will embark on their journey to Red Deer, Alta. to aid their young athletes at…
Like a bouncy ski course, Hannah and Jared Schmidt’s journey through high-performance sport has been full of peaks, valleys and unexpected bumps. Right now, the Dunrobin athletes are on a definite high – ranked 3rd and 1st respectively overall in the North American Cup standings in their latest pursuit of ski cross.