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The U13 girls ended up losing the bronze medal 4-3 to Kootenay South. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke hosts annual Little Bear Soccer Tournament

Local teams won three silver and a bronze medal

The U13 girls ended up losing the bronze medal 4-3 to Kootenay South. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Robert Varga of Fort St. John takes aim at a target during the annual North Okanagan Trap and Skeet Club’s Labour Day Trap Shoot in Spallumcheen. (Roger Knox/Morning Star)

Okanagan shooters honour founding members

North Okanagan Trap & Skeet Club Labour Day Classic

Robert Varga of Fort St. John takes aim at a target during the annual North Okanagan Trap and Skeet Club’s Labour Day Trap Shoot in Spallumcheen. (Roger Knox/Morning Star)
Coach Amar Talic of European Football School watches as Jerome Winter perfects his scorpion in a drill at MacDonald Park. (Photo Submitted)

European coaches impressed with Okanagan soccer skill

Vernon once again hosted the highly qualified coaches of European Football School.

Coach Amar Talic of European Football School watches as Jerome Winter perfects his scorpion in a drill at MacDonald Park. (Photo Submitted)
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Cyclists who raced in the annual Mt. Revelstoke Steamer Hill Climb made their way back down the Meadows in the Sky Parkway once they completed the race. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Cyclists race to the top of Mt. Revelstoke

The annual Mt. Revelstoke Steamer Hill Climb saw 74 racers this year

Cyclists who raced in the annual Mt. Revelstoke Steamer Hill Climb made their way back down the Meadows in the Sky Parkway once they completed the race. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Matt Arnold and Cole Biddy of Revelstoke travel to Kamloops to work with coach Dylan Armstrong, bronze medallist in shot put at the 2008 Olympics. (Submitted)

Revelstoke track and field athletes compete at nationals

Revelstoke youth athletes Cole Bibby and Matt Arnold have returned from their…

  • Aug 27, 2018
Matt Arnold and Cole Biddy of Revelstoke travel to Kamloops to work with coach Dylan Armstrong, bronze medallist in shot put at the 2008 Olympics. (Submitted)
Revelstoke paddler Ginger Shoji competes in international breast cancer dragon boat festival

Revelstoke paddler Ginger Shoji competes in international breast cancer dragon boat festival

Revelstoke paddler and co-founder of the Lake Revelstoke Dragon Boat Society Ginger…

Revelstoke paddler Ginger Shoji competes in international breast cancer dragon boat festival
The Revelstoke Aquaducks had 27 swimmers qualify for provincials in Surrey Aug. 17-19. (Submitted)

Revelstoke Aquaducks heading to provincial championship

This weekend was a huge success for the Aquaducks as they competed…

  • Aug 7, 2018
The Revelstoke Aquaducks had 27 swimmers qualify for provincials in Surrey Aug. 17-19. (Submitted)
Revelstoke’s Jame LeBuke competed at the Senior National Pan Pac Trials in Edmonton as well as the National Age Group Championships. At the championships LeBuke won bronze in the 100 metre freestyle event and silver in the 50 metre freestyle event and 200 metre individual medley. (Submitted)

Revelstoke swimmers LeBuke and Stewardson attend national swim competitions

James LeBuke and Hunter Stewardson, who swim for the Columbia Shuswap Selkirk…

  • Aug 5, 2018
Revelstoke’s Jame LeBuke competed at the Senior National Pan Pac Trials in Edmonton as well as the National Age Group Championships. At the championships LeBuke won bronze in the 100 metre freestyle event and silver in the 50 metre freestyle event and 200 metre individual medley. (Submitted)
Chris Delworth paraglides thousands of meters above the ground during the five day cross-country trip from July 25 to July 29, 2018. (Submitted/Chris Delworth)

Revelstoke paragliders push sport in the region with multi-day trip and never before done flights

Through self sufficient travel and hundreds of kilometers glided, three Revelstoke cross-country…

Chris Delworth paraglides thousands of meters above the ground during the five day cross-country trip from July 25 to July 29, 2018. (Submitted/Chris Delworth)
Revelstoke Aquaducks finished second as a team in Salmon Arm meet

Revelstoke Aquaducks finished second as a team in Salmon Arm meet

The Aquaducks had an amazing weekend in Salmon Arm. With two individual…

  • Aug 2, 2018
Revelstoke Aquaducks finished second as a team in Salmon Arm meet
Riders depart from the starting line at Grizzly Plaza for the fourth stage of the TransRockies Singletrack 6 race. (Nathan Kunz/Revelstoke Review)

International riders challenged to Revelstoke terrain for Singletrack 6 race

Revelstoke played host to the 2018 Singletrack 6 mountain bike race on…

Riders depart from the starting line at Grizzly Plaza for the fourth stage of the TransRockies Singletrack 6 race. (Nathan Kunz/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstokian Connor Whitty launches a javelin skywards at the 2018 BC Summer Games. Whitty would place second in the event, bringing home a silver medal. (Supplied/B.C. Summer Games)

Revelstoke athletes find success in Cowichan at BC Games

10 Revelstoke athletes made the trip this past weekend to Cowichan for…

Revelstokian Connor Whitty launches a javelin skywards at the 2018 BC Summer Games. Whitty would place second in the event, bringing home a silver medal. (Supplied/B.C. Summer Games)
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen has re-signed with the Vancouver Canucks for two more years.
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen has re-signed with the Vancouver Canucks for two more years.
The Revelstoke Aquaducks swam in the Kelowna meet July 21-22. (Submitted)

Revelstoke Aquaducks chase their personal bests in Kelowna

The Revelstoke Aquaducks competed in one of their final meets before Regionals…

  • Jul 24, 2018
The Revelstoke Aquaducks swam in the Kelowna meet July 21-22. (Submitted)
(Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)                                Climbers flocked to Englishman Boulders on Saturday for Rumble in the Jungle Bouldering Festival. See more on page 11.
(Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)                                Climbers flocked to Englishman Boulders on Saturday for Rumble in the Jungle Bouldering Festival. See more on page 11.
The bantam AA North Island Royals ball team won the Island league, earning a berth to provincials. Photo supplied

Bantam Royals tops on Island

Ball team moves onto BC’s

  • Jul 16, 2018
The bantam AA North Island Royals ball team won the Island league, earning a berth to provincials. Photo supplied
Revelstoke’s Will Harasym won bronze in double mini trampoline at the national championships in Lethbridge earlier this month. (Submitted)

Revelstoke Acrobats compete in nationals for Team BC

Alberta Isabella Mendonca and Will Harasym of the Revelstoke Acrobats competed at…

  • Jul 14, 2018
Revelstoke’s Will Harasym won bronze in double mini trampoline at the national championships in Lethbridge earlier this month. (Submitted)
Revelstoke Aquaducks host home meet

Revelstoke Aquaducks host home meet

The Revelstoke Aquaducks hosted their home meet last weekend, with swimmers from…

Revelstoke Aquaducks host home meet
Revelstoke Derailers pull off a last minute win in last home bout of the season
Revelstoke Derailers pull off a last minute win in last home bout of the season
Ruedi Beglinger studies the Begbie Falls climbing wall southwest of Revelstoke. (Nathan Kunz/Revelstoke Review)

A life above the clouds: How Ruedi Beglinger has seen climbing change over three decades in the Selkirks

When Ruedi Beglinger first visited Canada over three decades ago, he says…

Ruedi Beglinger studies the Begbie Falls climbing wall southwest of Revelstoke. (Nathan Kunz/Revelstoke Review)