The group of riders, known as “Los Amigos,” shot, edited and produced a ski movie in just seven days alongside five other teams for a grand prize of $10,000.
His coach pulled him aside one practice, and told him to keep up with an Olympic medalist. Before long, he himself medalled on the world stage.
Screams, cries and laughter get drowned out by the loudest rendition of “O Canada” I’ve ever been a part of. Because right now, for the first time in history, a Canadian team has just won the NBA Championship.
Just because there won’t be any U Sports action until September doesn’t mean that many T-birds won't be competing on the international stage.
The UBC baseball team closed out a strong series victory over the Oregon Tech Owls, winning three of four in the team’s return home from a grueling road-trip.
The strength of the team this year is two-fold, with formidable bats helping to power the offense to the highest run production in the conference, and a rotation that features a young core with excellent spot starts from veterans.
UBC will now have to wit to see who they play tomorrow in the semifinal tomorrow. They will place between first and fourth in the tournament, given today's win.
She is the 11th Thunderbird to receive the award, and the first second-year athlete to win since 2003.
If the stats say anything, it'll be a close match up between the Lower Mainland rivals.
On Saturday, March 9, his #16 jersey was retired in honour of his years leading the T-Birds team and showcasing the success of their program.
It was a relatively quiet weekend in terms of quantity of varsity games — but it was exciting nonetheless.
The Ravens would hold Canada West’s best, the Calgary Dinos, to their lowest point total of the season by a 20-point margin, downing them 83-49.
Though UBC didn’t have a medal at stake in their final outing of the season, the game continued to be a great learning experience for the group. A fifth-place finish and a consolation final victory was an added bonus to what was their best game of the Final 8 tournament.
Now, the T-Birds have to turn their attention to Sunday’s matchup — their final of the season. They are slated to play Saint Mary’s University in the consolation final.
“Before I wanted to go to the Olympics for kayaking, now I hope to go to the Paralympics for wheelchair rugby. So pretty much the same level, just switched up the sport.”
Day one of the men's basketball Final 8 did not go to plan for UBC. A 74-65 loss to the tournament hosts in Halifax puts them in a race for fifth now — at best.
Van Ryk leads U Sports with 398 kills this year and leads Canada West with 0.77 ace per set.
More titles for men’s rugby. Rugby 7s take second place in home-hosted series. Basketball faces a Canada West giant in conference finals. It was another crazy couple of days in the varsity world.
Speedcubing, sometimes called cubing, is the sport of solving a puzzle cube as fast as possible and has been around since the early 1980s.
For Cohee, his first season playing basketball back in Canada has been a dream come true. All-star calibre play with all-star calibre teammates and a chance to compete for glory on a national stage.
UBC were the only team to pull off an upset in the quarterfinal round and will look to repeat that same narrative this weekend in Calgary.