The Ottawa City Soccer Club kicked off a new summertime program in 2018, primarily for players from the Britannia Woods Ottawa Community Housing neighbourhood. Video by Brendan Shykora.
Seven years ago, Louise Munro and Alex Bernst arrived separately at the Ottawa Rowing Club as novices in the sport. Now close friends at 21 years old, they cheered each other on at the 2018 Under-23 World Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland.
Karen Sparks wasn’t sure she would return to competitive horse riding after having three children. But when legendary equestrian Ian Miller offered her his former horse, it was an opportunity she couldn’t pass up.
The most highly touted product of St. Matthew High School’s reinvigorated football program is about to begin his one-year stint at an elite Florida academy. Meanwhile, his former team is prepping for their own unprecedented U.S. trip.
The summer of success continued for Henry McKay at the 2018 FINA World Junior Championships. The Ottawa diver headed into the competition having won gold with Victor Povzner, his synchro partner, at their last two international competitions. They completed the natural hat-trick at the world juniors.
Though she couldn’t match last year’s gold medal, Melanie Judges said playing at the national championships for rugby was a “super fun experience.”
It’s the busiest time of year for tennis in Ottawa and local players at both the junior and senior levels are making their presence felt at home.