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Wednesday, July 25, 2007
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Highlights from this issue:
- Athletics Wordsearch: Win free Athletics gear
- Canadian Track and Field Championships will be broadcast July 21st
- Summer Universiade Games team announced – 4 BC Athletes names
- Armstrong, Cummins, and Reed set to compete at World Championships
- Sabrina Nettey heads to IAAF World Championships as Youth
- Masters Track and Field Survey
- Run Jump Throw Instructor Workshop August 14, 15
- Rising Stars in Athletics – This week's spotlight is on Shawn
FROM THE BCA OFFICE
BC Athletics Wordsearch
Follow the link below for this week’s feature: Athletics Wordsearch.
Prizes of various athletic gear/supplies will be awarded to the first 10
successfully completed puzzles (who have not been winners this summer thus
Send completed forms via fax, email or mail to Jessica – email@example.com
Awards for BC Juvenile Championships, 15 Year old Championships and
Midget Alternate Meet
Anyone who did not pick up their awards at the meet in Nanaimo on July
7 - 8 2007 and wants to receive them should contact the BC Athletics
office - firstname.lastname@example.org
Ocean Athletics Twilight meet cancelled
The Ocean Athletics Twilight meet that was scheduled for August 2, 2007
is now cancelled.
Attention Athletes competing outside of B.C.:
Please submit your performances (especially if they are season's
bests) for meets outside of B.C. and a link to the official rankings if
you wish to be included. We will try our best to search them, but this is
a timely process. This is very important for University athletes competing
during their university season. Please email performances to: email@example.com.
Result (including event):
Wind: If applicable
Canadian Junior Track and Field Championships Live Results
The Canadian Junior Championships will feature Live Results on the
internet. Those not able to attend this year's Canadian Junior
Championships in Abbotsford should be able to keep abreast of the action
as the meet will feature results placed on the Championship web page (http://juniors.valleyroyals.org/)
minutes after the event is completed. Modification at the Swan Track and
the expertise of Jason Swan has made this valuable service available.
All BC Athletics sanctioned events having an AWAD component to their
meet/race should be sending results in to the BCA office along with
Able-Bodied results. Any 2007 events that have already taken place are
asked to send in the AWAD results from their meet/race to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attention BC Athletics Sanctioned Track and Field Meet Organizers:
Please be advised that this year's Results Round-up email address is email@example.com.
Please send ALL meet results to this address.
Crucial to results rankings are:
- Wind Readings (100m, 200m, LJ, TJ, and Sprint Hurdles).
- Implement weights (The metric weight must be noted in event title).
- Electronic Timing (If times are not electronic, please let us know
since they are not valid).
- Please send results in a Hi-Tek / Excel spreadsheet.
- Indicate birth year, NOT athlete age in each event
Rising Stars in Athletics - This week's spotlight is on Shawn Swartz!
Hometown: Port Coquitlam
Club: Coquitlam Cheetas
Coach: Per Anderson
Event: High Jump
Best 2007 Performance:
2.06m - #1 BC Junior
Best 2006 Performance and Ranking:
2.00m - #1 BC Juvenile
2006 - Royal Canadian Legion Juvenile Champion
2004 - Royal Canadian Legion Midget Champion
BC Summer Games High Jump Record Holder
2007 - BC Junior, Senior and Western Canada Summer Games teams
2006 - BC Royal Canadian Legion Juvenile Team
2004 - BC Royal Canadian Legion Midget Team
Be the best I can be… make the Olympics and spread love of the sport.
Favourite Track Experience:
All of them… all part of the Shawn Swartz story.
2007 RBC Canadian Championships – Catch the action on CBC Saturday
OTTAWA – The 2007 RBC Canadian Championships will air on CBC Saturday
July 21st beginning at noon (Eastern Standard Time). Check local listings
for more information.
The Championships were Athletics Canada’s first fully integrated,
featuring Olympic and Paralympic athletes competing at the same time in
the same venue.
CBC Sports will also carry the 11th IAAF World Championships which
begin on August 25 in Osaka, Japan. To view CBC’s scheduled coverage of
track and field, please visit: www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=203
The July 2007 edition of the Gold Standard is now available for
Please follow this link:
In this edition you will find:
- An interview with Alana Duff and coach Rick Reelie
- June Highlights
- 2007 Eastern High Performance Series
- RBC Olympians Program
- Racewalkers Canadian Championships
- Pan American Games Team
- Pan American Junior Championships Team
- World Youth Championships Team
- and much more
"Miracle Mile” at Balaclava Park (W 30th Av & Balaclava
St., Vancouver) running track
6pm, Friday August 3rd, 2007
Hosted by: Lions Gate Road Runners
This will be the fourth annual edition of the run that commemorates the
famous mile race that was held as part of the British Empire and
Commonwealth Games, at Empire Stadium Vancouver in 1954. The tradition
started in 2004, when Lions Gate Road Runners decided to hold a mile run
to mark the 50th anniversary of the famous race between Roger Bannister
and John Landy. The race was the first in which two runners went under the
magic 4-minute barrier. The reason for choosing Balaclava Park was
two-fold. First, it is an imperial size 440 yard track and so is ideal for
a classic mile run. Second, and most important, it is the track where
Bannister had trained in preparation for the big race, so there is unusual
local history. Remarkably, the track still has the classic old dirt and
cinder surface. It’s a double-edged sword of course; on the one hand it’s
a tad slower that many tracks but, on the other hand, it offers a rare
chance to run under the same conditions as the star runners of years ago.
This year, the day nearest the anniversary is FRIDAY AUGUST 3rd. Plan
on arriving by about 6pm to register (no fee, but please bring your
favourite post-race refreshments); the first of several timed runs will
begin at 6:30. Please contact Roger Brownsey for more details and to
register. If there is sufficient interest, it might be neat to follow the
individual mile runs with a 4 x 440 yd (Mile) relay race. Maybe we can
have a team run under 4 minutes??
For more Information: Contact Roger Brownsey - firstname.lastname@example.org
Scotiabank International Team Challenge
Team Canada vs Team Great Britain, Team America [USA], and Team Mexico
The organizers are finalizing the selection of 2 men and 2 women for
TEAM CANADA at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon scheduled for
Toronto, September 30th.
The ITC provides a fabulous opportunity for younger, up and coming
athletes to gain invaluable international experience in a major,
international marathon. Toronto Waterfront is also building a reputation
for its flat, fast course.
All travel, accommodation and food expenses will be covered for those
selected to their national teams. Team members will also be housed in our
"Athletes Village" hotel along with all the top African and
other international runners, located near High Park.
Teams consist of 2 men and 2 women. We are looking to select the best
Finishing times for all 4 athletes will be scored using the Mercier
scoring tables for comparative performances, and the points for the best
THREE performances on each team will count for final standings for the
Scotiabank International Team Challenge.
2007 Team Prizing
- 1st place Team receives CDN$4,000
- 2nd place Team receives CDN$2,000
- 3rd place Team receives CDN$1,000
Note: Team members share the prize money.
If any athlete or coach would like to confirm a nomination for this
selection please email me ASAP with personal details.
Coach - Team Canada (for Team Challenge)
Summer 2007 Road Running Performance "Interval Training"
The BC Athletics Summer 2007 Road Running Performance "Interval
Training" Clinic started May 16th at Brockton Oval in Stanley Park.
The clinic, coached by past Vancouver Marathon winner, BC Athletics
Hall of Fame Inductee and Certified Level 2 NCCP coach John Hill, is on 20
consecutive Wednesdays at 6PM until September 26th. The cost is $140 (plus
BCA Athletics membership, minimum $10 per calendar year), or a drop-in of
$15 (includes BCA day membership).
Registration form is available on the BC Athletics website to be
printed off and mailed in to BC Athletics. For more information contact
John Hill at 604 688-8648 or email email@example.com.
Track & Field
Sabrina Nettey to represent North American Youth and IAAF World
Monte-Carlo - Of the total of 158 IAAF Member Federations who took part
in IAAF World Athletics Day 2007 (12 – 13 May), 131 submitted their
results by the deadline, and accordingly their event winning boys and
girls (born 1990 and 1991) were entered for the traditional IAAF World
Athletics Day Draw which took place this year in Monte-Carlo on Monday 18
From these national winners, the names of twelve lucky children - one
boy and one girl for each of the IAAF Areas - were drawn out and have been
invited to the 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Osaka, Japan
(25 August-2 September 2007), with their travel and full board
accommodation costs covered by the IAAF.
The second year, six youths (born 1992 and 1993) were also invited to
Monaco as part of the IAAF Schools' Activities project.
The Draw was made by IAAF Council Member Roberto Gesta De Melo,
Consudatle President, under the scrutiny of IAAF General Secretary Pierre
Athletics Canada Announces 2007 Summer Universiade Team
OTTAWA – Athletics Canada announced today the team which will compete
at the 24th Summer Universiade (FISU) competition in Bangkok, Thailand.
The FISU Games will begin August 8th and conclude August 18th with track
and field running from the 9th to 14th.
2007 FISU Games Team – BC Athletes
Name Event Hometown Club Coach
Rebecca Johnstone 800m Bowen Island Valley Royals Brit Townsend
Geoff Martinson 1500m Prince George Prince George Track Rob Connors
Mike Mason High Jump Nanoose Bay Valley Royals Laurier Primeau
Krista Woodward Javelin New Westminster Unattached Don Babbit/ Don Steen
At the 2005 FISU Games in Izmir, Turkey the Canadian track and field
team earned two silver medals. Reid Coolsaet of Hamilton, Ontario placed
second in the 5000m while Jared MacLeod of Winnipeg also finished second
in the 110 metre hurdles. The FISU Games take place every two years.
For full results and stories during the 24th Summer Universiade visit www.athletics.ca.
20 athletes selected to World Championships in Athletics team
OTTAWA – Athletics Canada announced today 20 athletes which have to
this point met the selection criteria for the 2007 World Championships
team. The 11th IAAF World Championships take place in Osaka, Japan at
Nagai Stadium August 25 to September 2.
Athletes can still qualify for the team by registering qualified
performances before July 29. The full selection criteria can be viewed
here. The team will be finalized following the completion of the
Name Event Hometown Club Coach
Dylan Armstrong Shot put Kamloops Kamloops TF Club Anatoly Bondarchuk
Diane Cummins 800m Victoria Pacific Athletics Brent Fougner
Gary Reed 800m Kamloops Pacific Athletics Wynn Gmitroski
For list of all Canadian attendees, visit https://www.athletics.ca/display_news.asp?newsid=354
Masters Track and Field Survey
This survey is not a CMAA initiative but it has been endorsed by the
The Coaching Symposium is an annual event held in conjunction with the
Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif conference. Its main objectives are
to present current research on coaching and coach education, to create a
network of Canadian researchers interested in this field and to strengthen
the linkages among researchers and practitioners.
We wish to present a research paper on coaching and masters athletes at
the next conference, which is being held in Nova Scotia in October 2007.
To this end, we have designed a survey which we are asking you to complete
and submit to us. For our research to be valid, we need a fairly large
representational sample of masters athletes. Your individual responses
will be confidential and anonymous, as all data will be merged in the
report. A large part of our analysis will be concerned with the
percentages of athletes who responded in a certain way and whether those
percentages are significant. The survey, for the most part simply asks you
to check off a response to a number of questions. It should take only a
few minutes to complete. We ask you to please complete the survey for our
We are both masters age athletes who have competed in race walking and
are now coaching walkers and distance runners.
You have the option of completing the survey by opening the file,
filling in your responses and emailing it back to us or you can print it,
complete it and mail it back via Canada Post.
The survey: www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/masters_survey.doc
Thanking you in advance for your participation.
383 Ellerslie Ave.
BC Juvenile and 15-yr-old Team
Congratulations to the following athletes that have been selected to
the Juvenile and 15-yr old team to take part in the week-long Royal
Canadian Legion Track and Field Camp/Competition. All athletes will be
receiving information via email regarding details of the trip.
First Name Last Name M/F Club Selected Event
Trina Chartrand F NTFC HJ
Ryan Chester M KAJ 400mH
James Clark M GEA 1500m
Aleisha Cobb F PATH LJ
Katherine Digby F TBIRD 3000m
Gurinder Dosanjh M KAJ DT
Laurel Draper F PATH 2000mSC
Nicolle Fraser F CC JT
Sarah Gallagher F CVC HT
Justine Johnson F PATH 800m
Emma Kimoto F KAJ HJ
Christine Lowe F CC 400mH
Laura Macauley F AVTC DT
Emmalyne MacCorquodale F UN-BC HT
Ian Miller M VR HJ
Katie Nelson F VTFC 400m
Sabrina Nettey F KAJ 100m
Christabel Nettey F KAJ 100mH
Holly Parent F VTFC HEP
Keynan Parker M BBY 100m, 200m
Alyssa Shury F UNA 400
Michelle Stuart F LANG JT
Lyle Tarzwell M UN-BC 200m
Angus Taylor M KAJ HT
Brittany Therrien F PATH 800m
NAME HOMETOWN CLUB EVENT(S)
Abbey Vogt Burnaby Burnaby Striders 800m
Haleigh Lloyd Ladysmith Cowichan Valley LJ
Alyxandria Treasure Prince George Prince George T&F HJ
Florence Clifford Surrey South Fraser T&F DT
Jade Richardson Nanaimo Nanaimo T&F DT
Daniel Medland-Marchen Kelowna Kelwna T&F Club 800m
Jared Heldman Langley Valley Royals 100m, LJ
Chris Sutherland Langley Surrey Athletic Club 400m
Ismael Karidio Prince George Prince George T&F HJ
Dyson Barnes Hatzic Valley Royals 300mH
Del Ingvaldson Surrey South Fraser T&F SP
Alex Dumont Tsawwassen Kajaks DT
Cody Parker Comox Unattached JT
Spencer Prince Langley Valley Royals SP
James Eden Penticton Penticton Athletics 300mH
BC Western Canada Summer Games
The following athletes have made the BC Western Canada Summer Games
team. They will competing this weekend, July 21-22, in a dual meet with
Alberta in addition to attending the Games, which will be held August 7-11
in Strathcona County, AB. Please note that athletes' events may not have
been finalized yet.
2007 BC WCG Team
Adair, Mike HJ, 800m
Boss, Traci 400mH, 4x400
Bruchet, Luc 1500m, 3000m
Charles, Ricardo 100m, 200m, 4x100
Chenery, Mark LJ, 110mH, 4x400
Childs, Cliff 1500m
Chin Aleong, Janessa 200m, 4x100
Cleary, Brendan 400m, 4x400
Cliff, Rachel 3000m, 5000m
Connolly, Creighton 5000mRW
Dhaliwal, Manpreet 800m
Digby, Erika 800m, 1500m
Dunfee, Evan 5000mRW
Farrell, Leon 200m, 4x100
Fralick, Brandt 100m, 200m, 4x100
Gleadle, Liz JT
Gomez, Inaki 5000mRW
Giufree, Mike 100m, 4x100
Gustavson, Reid LJ, SP, 4x400
Haight, Dylan 3000m SC
Irvine, Stacey PV, 100mH
Johns, Adelle Heptathlon
Johnstone, Elizabeth SP, JT
Kane, Brianna 400m, 4x400
Keeping, Cassie 200m, 400m, 4x400
Khouw, Justin LJ, TJ
Kisielewska, Paulina 100m, 4x100
Kolstad, Kristen 500m, 3000m
Law, Christine 400mH
Law, Geoffrey PV
Lim, Kevin 400m, 4x400
Little, Paul HJ
Markloff, Tim JT
Moldavanov, Sviatoslav TJ, LJ
Moss, Curtis JT
Neveu, Karly HJ
Nicol, Scott 800m
Nielsen, Kyle JT, SP
Payne, Gabrielle HJ
Pearse, Anastasia 400m, 400mH, 4x400
Pighin, Brooke JT
Richard, Camille TJ, LJ
Richey, Meg PV, 400mH
Rose, JD HT, SP
Rutley, Erica PV, 100mH
Shaw, Angela 800m, 4x400
Skermer, Dave DT
Sprenkels, Tiffany TJ
Stoffman, Zaria 100mH, HJ
Swartz, Shawn HJ
Ter Laak, Lara DT, HT
Trenholm, Stephanie 800m
Vaartnou, Nick 400m, 4x400
Warwick, Heather 5000mRW
Whitegibson, Billie 100m, 200m, 4x100
Whitehead, Liza 100m, 4x100
Williams, Valerie TJ, LJ
Wright, Gillian 3000m SC
BC Junior Team Announced
This year’s BC Junior team, comprised of 31 athletes, will compete in
front of a home-town crowd in Abbotsford, July 27-29. For the schedule of
events, visit http://juniors.valleyroyals.org/schedule.htm
BC JUNIOR TRACK AND FIELD TEAM 2007
Nettey Sabrina KAJ 100m, 200m, LJ Murray
Nettey Christabel KAJ LJ, 100mH, 100m Murray
Parker Keynan BBY 200m, 100m Reckord
Vaartnou Nick PATH 400m Parker
Swartz Shawn CC HJ Andersen
Neveu Karly OA HJ Vicoc
Sprenkels Tiffany NORW TJ, LJ Voloshin
Smith Jessica NORW 1500m Weber
Pighin Brooke AFTC JT Nielsen
Nielsen Kyle CC JT Nielsen
MacCorquodale Emmalynne VISSA HT Tim Findlay
Pearse Anastasia PATH 400mH, 400m Parker
Fraser Nicolle CC JT Nielsen
Taylor Angus KAJ HT, SP, DT Collier
Cobb Aleisha PATH LJ, 100m Parker
Charles Ricardo CHWK 100m, 200m Brandt
terLaak Lara KAJ DT Collier
Culley Mitch VR 1500m Townsend
Cliff Rachel TBIR 3000m Fell
Macauley Laura AVTC SP, JT, DT Armous
Chester Ryan KAJ 400mH Murray
Irvine Stacey 5450 PV Peters
Groenewoud Chantelle NORW 2000mSC Weber
Mackenzie Davin UNA 800m Jedrzejek
Whitegibson Billie CC 100m, 200m Self
Rutley Erica 5450 PV Peters
Kimoto Emma KAJ HJ, TJ McDiarmid
Little Paul NTFC HJ Johnston
Gleadle Elizabeth TBIRDS JT Primeau
Chenery Mark PATH DEC Parker
Law Geoff TBIRDS PV Primeau
Two Kajaks All-Comers Cancelled
The last two Kajaks All-Comers meets, August 16th and 23rd, have been
cancelled. The last All-Comers meet will now be August 9th. Sorry for any
IAAF Golden League begins in Oslo: Catch the action on CBC
OTTAWA – The IAAF Golden League kicks off in Oslo with the Exxon
Mobil Bislett Games. Comprised of six meets, the Golden League is a series
of the most prestigious track and field competitions featuring some of the
world's top performers. The Golden League features a $1 Million jackpot
for an athlete who can win their event at all six competitions.
Date Event Time
August 25 World Championships 2pm
August 26 World Championships 3pm
September 1 World Championships 3pm
September 2 World Championships 3pm
September 8 Zurich Weltklasse 1:30pm
*Eastern Standard times, check local listings.
Run Jump Throw!
Upcoming RunJumpThrow Events
Cost: FREE (entry admission to the PNE grounds may be required)
Date: Sunday August 19th, 2007
Location: the Pacific National Exhibition, Vancouver
Date: Friday August 31st, 2007
Location: Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal
RJT Instructor Workshop
Cost: $220 (persons outside Host Organization), discount available for
Includes: $50 Instructor Resources
Hands-on practical experience
Dates: August 14, 15, 2007
Times: 8:30 – 4:30
Location: Queensborough Community Centre
Registration form: www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/ws_rjt_aug14.pdf
To express interest of attendance, and to receive confirmed details of
workshop via email, please email Jessica at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RJT Instructor Workshops for Teachers
Cost: $125 (persons outside Host Organization), discount available for
Includes: $50 Instructor Resources
Hands-on practical experience
Dates: Oct. 20th, 2007
Times: TBC (totals 8 hours)
Location: TBD – various: Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, Fraser Valley
Specific details will be posted soon.
To express interest of attendance, and to receive confirmed details of
workshop via email, please email Jessica at email@example.com.
For information on upcoming RunJumpThrow Events taking place across the
province, please visit our RJT web page at www.bcathletics.org/main/rjt.htm.
RunJumpThrow Instructor Workshops Available
- Descriptions of the types of Instructor Workshops that are available
- Fee Schedule for Workshops
- Registration forms for hosting a Workshop
Please visit www.bcathletics.org/main/rjt.htm
TYPES OF PROGRAMS AND WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE
Athletics - Run Jump Throw
(Elementary Schools - any or all grades Monday to Friday)
Teachers RunJumpThrow Instructor Workshop(s)
(Elementary teachers - School or District Pro D)
Track and Field Athlete/Coach Development sessions
(High Schools- teachers and students grades 8-12)
Coaching Certification Workshops
(Club and High School coaches, parent volunteer coaches, youth leaders)
For complete descriptions of these programs, the services they provide,
and how to get involved, visit our website at http://www.bcathletics.org/main/rjt.htm
or contact our provincial coordinator, Thelma Wright.
Run Jump Throw Coordinator
Tel 604 737 3175
Fax 604 737 3171
OF PARTICULAR INTEREST TO OFFICIALS
Plan ahead! The Officials AGM will be held on October 28, in
Abbotsford, at Madison’s restaurant. Details to follow.
And speaking of the AGM, those in attendance last fall were treated to
a power point presentation, created by our own April Arsene, of “the
season in review”, full of photos of officials in action. She has agreed
to do another production, but will need you to send photos to her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When did you begin officiating? Please send your start year (or
as close as you can remember) along with your BCA number to Kathy
Terlicher at email@example.com.
The National Official Committee is honouring long time officials with
recognition at 25 years, and then for each five year span after that. But
they need your statistics to compile this history.
New (to us) Officials! A hearty "Welcome to British Columbia"
goes out to two officials; we are fortunate to have them re-locating to
our province, and look forward to seeing them at events this season.
Peter Hesketh is moving from Alberta to White Rock. He is very welcome,
and look at the talents: Vertical Jumps 5 and Throws Referee 3. Peter will
be in his new home at the end of May, and is already volunteering for
And Peter Francis (newly promoted to Horizontal Jumps 5,
congratulations) is moving from Manitoba to "somewhere near
Victoria" in the near future.
Job / Volunteer opportunities
For job opportunities with specific BC Athletics member clubs,
please see the BC Athletics home page under "What's Happening."
September 24 - 26, 2007
Best Western Richmond Hotel & Convention Centre
Richmond, British Columbia
Tom Johnson, Swimming Canada, Head Coach
Holding one of the most impressive coaching records in Canadian
swimming, Tom Johnson of Vancouver, BC has been named to Canada's coaching
staff at seven Olympic Games, nine world championships and eight
Commonwealth Games. Nationally his clubs have won 15 overall national team
titles and 21 Canadian Interuniversity Sport Crowns (12 for men and nine
for women). Currently, Tom is the coach of World Champion Brent Hayden. At
the 2007 SPIN Summit, Tom will speak about Building a World Champion.
Don't miss your chance to hear Tom and many other great leaders speak
about the latest innovations in their field! Check out the 2007 conference
Register now at www.spinsummit.com
to attend this unique Canadian conference and please spread the word to
other colleagues who may be interested.
See you in Vancouver in September,
Gordon Sleivert, PhD
SPIN Summit Chair
Canadian Journal for Women in Coaching
JULY 2007 FEATURE
Developing Female Leadership in the Canadian Sport System:
Recommendations for High-Level Sport Organizations
Few would disagree with the contention that women’s leadership
differs from that of men. Difference, of course, does not imply
inferiority. Difference can be, and often is, positive. But because there
are precious few examples of women leaders within the context of Canadian
sport, there is, consequently, little opportunity to put women’s
leadership to the test. Yes, of course, there are some exemplary role
models. But a close examination of the administration, boards of
directors, and committees of sport organizations reveals a lingering
leadership imbalance, particularly when one factors in the recent
outstanding, dominating performances of Canada’s women athletes and
coaches on that great testing ground, the world stage.
New Sport Science articles are posted to the Canadian Athletics
Coaching Centre website every Wednesday. Access can be found at www.athleticscoaching.ca
either through the "Sport Science Articles" link on the main
page or through the sport science page. You can also access the articles
listed above through the weekly "Top Stories" link.
REMINDERS and Quick Links
Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Association of BC Press Releases
To find ASRA News such as Press Releases, Employment Opportunities and
Important Reminders, visit www.asra.ca
PODIUM - Canadian Olympic Committee's Newsletter Vol. 5, Issue 5 is
Managing Risk - Keeping our Sport Safe
In the continuing effort to provide information and tools to assist
member clubs in managing risk and providing a safe environment for
children, youth and adults to train, participate and compete in Athletics
(Road Running, Track & Field, Race Walking, Cross Country Running,
Marathons, Ultras, Trail and Mtn Running), please find below the link to
the Sport BC website and information on:
- Harassment and Abuse in Sport
- Safety in Sport
- Screening Staff and Volunteers
Management/ Risk Management Main.asp
New Online Drug Database Helps Canadian Athletes Compete Doping-Free
Back issues of the BCAB are available at www.bcathletics.org/main/bcabulletin.htm.