Hanson is now the senior director of athletics and recreation at Simon Fraser University. She worked in senior leadership roles at UBC Athletics from 2005 to 2015.
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For one night, War Memorial Gym was transformed into a glow in the dark and lotus-pose-filled dance party.
When thinking about women in sports, a lead student trainer may not be the first person that comes to mind. But, Cristina Captanios's work as lead student trainer is essential to the success of UBC’s women’s hockey team.
The Ubyssey spoke with Borowski in a Q and A to reflect on her experience with the T-Birds, her commitment to the sport and personal fun facts.
Following a nine game winning streak, the Thunderbirds lost 90–82 in their final home match of the season against the University of Victoria Vikes.
On Thursday night, UBC announced that they will be hosting the U Sports Final 8 on March 13 through 16, 2025 at Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre and War Memorial Gym.
Race walk is a track event that requires technique, endurance and patience, yet it remains one of the most overlooked. The community is small but close-knit, and one of Canada’s top emerging talents races with the UBC Thunderbirds track and field team.
The 'Birds (10–8) ended a hard-fought game with a 73–65 loss to the University of Fraser Valley (UFV) Cascades (13–5) at War Memorial Gymnasium this Saturday.
With the support of over 4,000 Winter Classic fans, the UBC men’s hockey team extended their win streak to 10 games with an assertive 8–1 victory over the Trinity Western Spartans on Friday night.
In their first time featured in the event alongside the men's team, the women’s side defeated the Trinity Western Spartans 3–0.
Since coming back from the winter break, the women’s volleyball team has maintained consistency and sits second in the Canada West standings with 28 points.
UBC’s football team has made huge strides thanks to Shomari Williams, defensive line coach and recruiting coordinator, in the last few years.
Barbara Howard (1920–2017), a record-breaking sprinter, educator, community front-runner and UBC alum, was the first Black female athlete to represent Canada internationally.
The Thunderbirds have been riding a wave of success; there could not be a better time to play a Winter Classic game in front of a packed crowd.
It wasn’t always this easy for him. Kelly’s story is a thread tied intricately to the game of rugby.