Sports

Monday Magazine writer Natalie North gets some instruction from Helena Myllyniemi, L, as she lines up her shot as she tries out archery in the gymnasium at Saanich Commonwealth Place.

West Coast Wild: Archery

Monday Magazine writer Natalie North takes aim at a new sport

Monday Magazine writer Natalie North gets some instruction from Helena Myllyniemi, L, as she lines up her shot as she tries out archery in the gymnasium at Saanich Commonwealth Place.
Darcie Jennings and her pup speak the same language.

M Expert: Your dog’s best friend

Darcie Jennings weighs in on the benefits of training your dog

  • Jan 23, 2014
Darcie Jennings and her pup speak the same language.
Darcie Jennings and her pup speak the same language.

M Expert: Your dog’s best friend

Darcie Jennings weighs in on the benefits of training your dog

  • Jan 23, 2014
Darcie Jennings and her pup speak the same language.

Play with the Pros: Slam dunk

Basketball at a high level is a sport where 6-foot-7 is the average height of an athlete.

Ed Bakker, tennis coordinator and instructor for Recreation Oak Bay.

M Expert – On the court

It’s not too difficult to sell the game of tennis as an instructor.

  • Dec 30, 2013
Ed Bakker, tennis coordinator and instructor for Recreation Oak Bay.
Monday Magazine writer Natalie North gets some one-on-one time with Victoria Bootcamp's Sue Pritchard and some very heavy ropes at Westcore Training Centre.

West Coast Wild: Bootcamp

Fit in Fitness – Writer Natalie North gets an early morning wake-up call

Monday Magazine writer Natalie North gets some one-on-one time with Victoria Bootcamp's Sue Pritchard and some very heavy ropes at Westcore Training Centre.
Rick Schortinghuis and Monday Magazine writer Natalie North look for birds in the Viaduct Flats wetlands area.

West Coast Wild: Birding

Monday Magazine writer Natalie North goes bird watching in Viaduct Flats

Rick Schortinghuis and Monday Magazine writer Natalie North look for birds in the Viaduct Flats wetlands area.

Island Insider this week: Travis Paterson

Steve Nash’s Unlikely Ascent to NBA stardom

Monday Magazine writer Kyle Slavin has his game face on as he readies to take on the Victoria Royals.

Play with the Pros: Royals on target

Writer Kyle Slavin gets in the net for a lesson in goaltending with the Victoria Royals.

Monday Magazine writer Kyle Slavin has his game face on as he readies to take on the Victoria Royals.
Writer Natalie North reels in a salmon as fishing charter guide Ryan Chamberland of West Isle Fishing Experience keeps an eye on the action.
Writer Natalie North reels in a salmon as fishing charter guide Ryan Chamberland of West Isle Fishing Experience keeps an eye on the action.
Black Press writer Kyle Slavin tries his hand at field hockey under the watchful eyes of a member of the Wildcats field hockey team on the UVic artificial turf playing field.

PLAY with the PROS – Field hockey

Field hockey folly

  • Oct 24, 2013
Black Press writer Kyle Slavin tries his hand at field hockey under the watchful eyes of a member of the Wildcats field hockey team on the UVic artificial turf playing field.
Canadian Women's National Curling team member Elaine Dagg-Jackson.

M Expert – Life in the hack

Elaine Dagg-Jackson shares her love for curling

  • Oct 24, 2013
Canadian Women's National Curling team member Elaine Dagg-Jackson.
Paul Destrooper is the artistic director and choreographer for Ballet Victoria

M Expert: The joy of dance

Ballet Victoria's artistic director and choreographer Paul Destrooper says dancers are athletes, too.

  • Sep 20, 2013
Paul Destrooper is the artistic director and choreographer for Ballet Victoria
Black Press writer Kyle Slavin, left, and cyclist Seamus McGrath prepare to ride along Dallas Road in Victoria.

Play with the Pros: Cycling

Black Press reporter Kyle Slavin takes blood, sweat and gears on two-wheels

  • Sep 19, 2013
Black Press writer Kyle Slavin, left, and cyclist Seamus McGrath prepare to ride along Dallas Road in Victoria.
The salmon run at Goldstream Provinical Park begins in October

Spectacle: Salmon run on the Goldstream River

It’s this spectacle which causes the parking lot of Goldstream Park to spill over to the sides of the Trans-Canada Highway every autumn.

  • Sep 19, 2013
The salmon run at Goldstream Provinical Park begins in October
Danielle Pope zips through the treeline at Adrena Line Zipline Adventure Tours.

West Coast Wild: Zipline

Danielle Pope takes a flying leap through the treetops with Adrena Line Zipline Adventure Tours

Danielle Pope zips through the treeline at Adrena Line Zipline Adventure Tours.
Black Press writer Kyle Slavin golfs the Uplands Golf course with UVic Vikes’ female athlete of the year Megan Woodland.

PLAY with the PROS: Golf

Kyle Slavin gets schooled on the course

  • Aug 22, 2013
Black Press writer Kyle Slavin golfs the Uplands Golf course with UVic Vikes’ female athlete of the year Megan Woodland.
Danielle Pope and paddleboard  guide Joshua Periard.

Modern-day Moses

Paddleboarding gives new meaning to walking on water

Danielle Pope and paddleboard  guide Joshua Periard.
KIMANDA JARZEBIAK

M Expert

Climber Kimanda Jarzebiak looks up

  • Aug 22, 2013
KIMANDA JARZEBIAK
Saanich News reporter Kyle Slavin leads the Gorging Dragons as they practice in the upper harbour

Play with the Pros: Dragon Boating

Kyle Slavin gets paddled by the Gorging Dragons in the upper harbour

  • Jul 18, 2013
Saanich News reporter Kyle Slavin leads the Gorging Dragons as they practice in the upper harbour