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Gales of November memorial surf contest

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Gales of November memorial surf contest

The surf was up on Lake Erie Sunday, Nov. 16 and surfers from across Ontario and New York battled it out on the waves in the Gales of November fourth annual Magilla Schaus Memorial Surf Contest. The contest was held where surfing began in the Port Colborne area on Lake Erie, and where one of […]

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Lake Huron Fresh Water Classic

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Lake Huron Fresh Water Classic

The waves may not have been the biggest, but surfers in the first-ever Lake Huron Fresh Water Classic in Kincardine, Ont. were stoked to get in the water and compete. And they came from across Ontario and New York State to compete, on Sunday, Oct. 27, in shortboard, longboard, open women and stand-up paddle divisions. […]

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The world comes to Welland

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The world comes to Welland

“Good luck, good racing and go Canada go,” Welland Recreational Canal Corp. chief executive officer Stephen Fischer said to the 39 members of Team Canada on Tuesday, July 30, as the team was introduced at the 2013 ICF (International Canoe Federation) Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships. Fisher said the world championships showcase the […]

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Canoe Polo

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Canoe Polo

Canoe Polo. Until now, I’d never heard of the sport. But apparently it’s a growing sport. And the Canadian Canoe Polo National Championships are being held in the city where I work. According to Canadian Canoe Polo’s website, it’s the “fastest growing discipline of the International Canoe Federation and is unlike other canoe sports. Canoe […]

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Boarder Pass Triple Crown Cable Wake Tour

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Boarder Pass Triple Crown Cable Wake Tour

With Canada’s wakeskating champion, and fourth in the world, Braden Ioi on hand, competitors had to step up their game at Boarder Pass Niagara’s Boarder Pass Triple Crown Cable Wake Tour. “We were lucky to have Braden, as well as professional wakeboarder Christian Primrose, ranked 18 in the world right now,” said Chris Smith, co-owner […]

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Hot night on the roller rink

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Hot night on the roller rink

It was hot in the stands of Bill Burgoyne Arena this past Saturday, but things were even hotter on the track as Niagara Roller Girls held their second double-header of the year. The ladies of the new roller derby league picked up the pace on the track as they battled it out in two different […]

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