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Posts by Sarah Moore

Paddling in Peru

In this image: Five athletes from Team Canada pose with the Canada flag.

Four Dalhousie University students medaled in canoe/kayak events at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru this summer.  Alexa Irvin, who is taking a master’s degree in community health and epidemiology, and Anna Negulić, a kinesiology student, were on the four-person team that won gold in the 500 metre kayak sprint.  Craig Spence, studying statistics, earned a silver medal in…

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A Noble hero

In this image: Art Noble and his granddaughter covered in mud in a hole.

Obstacle races, a sport that has gained considerable popularity in the past few years, are made for a special kind of person. The Mud Hero is no different. Over either six or 10 kilometres, participants must overcome a variety of obstacles, including crossing lagoons, navigating slack lines suspended over a water pit and carrying heavy bags…

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Coaching on the international stage

In this image: Cour

The Dalhousie University athletics program was well-represented in Italy this summer. Not only were four Dal Tigers athletes selected to compete for Team Canada in the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Summer Universiade in Napoli, but two coaches from Dal went as well.  “It was a tremendous experience,” says Rick Scott, head coach of the Dalhousie Tigers…

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Fall varsity season preview

In this image: A large group of women start running in a cross country race.

The Atlantic University Sport (AUS) league gets underway this fall with the soccer and cross-country seasons leading the way. The first cross-country competition of the year, the  Dalhousie  University/Saint Mary’s University  Invitational Meet, is on Sept. 7 at Point Pleasant Park, while the men’s and women’s soccer teams head to Moncton for their first game…

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