Category Archives: Sports

Kris Swanson breaks collarbone; wins anyway

Trent Ernst, Editor   Nine days before the Emperor’s Challenge marathon, seminal winner Kris Swanson was injured in a motorcycle accident. According to Swanson, when he mentioned that he had…

All set for the seventeenth Emperor’s Challenge

Wolverine Nordic and Mountain Society   Many of Canada’s top mountain runners are converging on Tumbler Ridge for the Seventeenth annual Emperor’s Challenge, which starts on Saturday August 8 at…

TR TRIATHLON RESOUNDING SUCCESS

Wolverine Nordic & Mountain Society and Tumbler Ridge Community Centre   Last year, after 24 years of the Ridge Ramble Biathlon, the Wolverine Nordic & Mountain Society (WNMS) partnered with…

Three Tumbler Ridge athletes going to provincials

Trent Ernst, Editor   Three Tumbler Ridge athletes are going to Provincials in Langley, starting on June 4. While that might not seem like a lot, only four athletes went…

What an Adventure!

Trent Ernst, Editor   It took the fastest teams four hours and forty minutes to complete the inaugural School District 59 Gwillim Adventure Race, and by the time the day…

Emperor’s Challenge fills up in under a day

Charles Helm – Wolverine Nordic and Mountain Society   For 2015, the adult field for the Emperor’s Challenge Mountain Race is capped at 1000. On-line registration opened at midnight on…