Divers score national medals

Silver was the medal of choice for local divers at the July 7-9 Junior Development Nationals in Victoria, B.C. The Ottawa National Diving Club’s Kathryn Grant (age 12-13 3-metre) and Catherine Boyer (age 10-11 platform), and the Nepean-Ottawa Diving Club’s Kate Miller (age 12-13 1 m & platform) all placed 2nd in their events. At…

Diver makes Grand Prix debut for Canada

By Martin Boyce Henry McKay has won a lot of diving prizes since a young age, but May marked the biggest month yet for the Nepean-Ottawa Diving Club athlete. The 17-year-old made his FINA Grand Prix series debut in Puerto Rico from May 4-7, and then qualified for the Canada Summer Games through the Dive…

City launches Ottawa Fit 150 Challenge

The City of Ottawa kicked off its Ottawa Fit 150 Challenge with a 2-for-1 open house day on at various recreation centres on June 3. To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, the City is encouraging residents to swim 150 metres at a local pool between June 3-Aug. 31 and shout “Happy Birthday Canada!” when they finish.…