Staying fit for a smooth move into winter sports

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Picture yourself out for your first ski of the season. Are you ready to pick up where you left off last year, or are you expecting to feel rusty, with painful muscle fatigue on the first run? With the right physical preparation you can have fun year-round and be ready to jump right into winter sports. Cross training provides a solid foundation … [Read more...]

Locals lead the charge in Spartan Race

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The 300 Spartans of old had nothing on the 1,900 strong crowd of eager competitors that descended on Sun Peaks over the weekend of September 27 to 28 to take part in one of Canada’s toughest obstacle races. And just like the 300 Spartans before them, local competitors used their home-field advantage and knowledge of the terrain to gain an edge … [Read more...]

Hop into Nordic skiing

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A children’s Nordic program that saw significant growth in participation numbers returns for the 2014/15 season. The Sun Peaks Nordic Club’s Jackrabbit program began with just nine participants, growing to 25 in its second year, and the club is hoping some new equipment will inflate those numbers further. “We’re very fortunate to have obtained a … [Read more...]