The Ottawa Sportspage’s monthly summary of sports news in the nation’s capital.
Ottawa’s Luke Allan was named to Nordiq Canada’s special “prospects” roster in May.
As Dustin Cook lays to rest his career as a competitive alpine skier, one thing he’s going to miss most is the time he’s shared with his teammates.
Having broken into the senior World Cup circuit for the first time with Canada’s cross-country ski team, Ottawa’s Pierre Grall-Johnson is focused on showing he deserves to compete against the world’s best in the sport.
As Nick McDermid, 15, flew down the mogul course at Calabogie Peaks, his complete focus was on sticking his jumps and finishing with a fast-enough time. He blocked out the cheering crowd around him, landed a front flip, followed by a back-flip iron cross of his next launch before speeding through the moguls to the bottom of the course.
Colonel By’s junior girls Nordic ski team were winners of their division’s OFSAA championship.
Sir Robert Borden’s Weslie Wang won a silver medal at the OFSAA championships for alpine skiing.
Les programmes Sports-Exploratoires (7-8e année) et Sports-Études (9 à 12) de l’école secondaire publique Louis-Riel offrent l’équilibre idéal entre les études et la pratique du sport. Il s’agit du programme de choix pour les élèves-athlètes qui sont motivés à atteindre l’excellence dans leurs activités scolaires et sportives. The Exploratory Sports (Grade 7-8) and Sports-Study (9-12)…
Taffe Charles takes over Carleton Ravens men’s basketball for Dave Smart Now-former Carleton Ravens’ women’s basketball coach Taffe Charles is shifting over to the men’s side to take over for the most successful university basketball of all time. Carleton made the dual pronged announcement that Charles would fill Dave Smart’s shoes as lieutenant of the…
Racing in front of her friends and family in her home province of Quebec made cross country skier Zoë Williams’ first World Cup an experience to remember.
A group of Ottawa skiers will be returning from overseas just in time to try and help Nakkertok to its 10th consecutive national cross-country ski championship.
Zach Connelly’s skis have carried him across Canada – and recently overseas as well for the IBU Youth Biathlon World Championships in Slovakia – but the 17-year-old still remembers the first time he strapped ’em on was much less pleasant.
Three skiers from Canada’s nine-time defending-national champion cross-country ski club will bare Ontario uniforms in Red Deer, Alta. this month.
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.
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.
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Sarah Brown’s ski season couldn’t have ended in a more memorable fashion.
The Ottawa skier won two medals at the 26th annual Whistler Cup last month, including gold in the Under-16 women’s slalom.
For a ninth consecutive year, the Nakkertok cross-country ski team captured the 2018 Ski Nationals aggregate club championship banner, a streak that now gives the club the record for most consecutive and total championship wins.
By Charlie Pinkerton Finishing a step off the podium at OFSAA Nordic, it was a bittersweet return to the provincial high school championships for one of Ottawa’s top graduating athletes after she battled an injury for more than a year. Glebe Collegiate’s Mei Mei Weston suffered a hip flexor stress fracture during the 2016 cross-country…
A team of 13 Olympians will be representing Ottawa at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Read our profiles on them from page 1-15 in the February 2018 Ottawa Sportspage newspaper – pick up a copy at one of the locations listed on https://sportsottawa.com/content/ottawa-sportspage-0/ or read the online edition of the newspaper at: https://issuu.com/ottawasportspage/docs/sportspage-feb18
By Martin Boyce With the changing sceneries and unpredictability on the road to his first Olympics, alpine skier Dustin Cook takes comfort from one constant in his life: craft beer. Cook, a super-G specialist and Mont Ste. Marie product, says he developed a ritual of having one craft beer from home the night before race…
Alongside the Ottawa Curling Club quartet, there are several other local curlers in the mix at the Roar, including a pair of past Olympic champs who grew up in Ottawa.