A wake-up call

In this image: Alexi Armstrong playing a game with her high school soccer team.

Alexi Armstrong knew something was wrong. When she was 15 years old, the volleyball and soccer player was exhausted all the time, and it wasn’t adding up.

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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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