B.C. duo paddle across the Molokai Channel in just over five hours

Bodie

Sun Peaks local Bodie Shandro and Squamish resident Norm Hann finished 55th out of 163 entries at the Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard Race. They ranked 11th out of 14 in the two-man standup paddleboarding division. The pair crossed the treacherous Molokai Channel in just five hours and 49 minutes. They were also the first Canadian team to join … [Read more...]

Despite the rain, White comes in sixth at the GP3R 100

GP3R

NASCAR racer Jason White doubled his career best this season by landing a sixth place finish at the GP3R 100. The race was held Aug. 7 in Circuit de Trois-Riviéres in Quebec. For the first time ever, the teams started a race in the rain. While the weather might have been less than ideal, White managed to climb his way up the ranks. “I learned … [Read more...]

Sun Peaks female wrestler wins gold at the Western Canada Summer Games

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Sun Peaks resident and wrestler Alize Perriard-Abdoh won gold in the 46 kg weight division in women’s wrestling at the Western Canada Summer Games. "It was a surprise," said Perriard-Abdoh, adding that her family was "pretty excited" with her winning the gold. "I was nervous because I didn't know any of the girls. . .I didn't know what to … [Read more...]