Revelstoke lands the first-ever Canadian Snow Bike MX Nationals

By Jason Portras Round One of the first-ever Canadian Snow Bike MX Nationals took place at the Revy Riders’ Motorcross Racetrack down at the end of Westside Road this last Saturday, February 4. Brock Hoyer takes the Canada Flag for a spin around the track. Jason Portras photo It was followed by a night concert that was capped off with big stunts... 

Snowshoeing through the park at night could be romantic

Parks Canada is kicking off the country’s 150th anniversary of Confederation with a set of classic Canadian activities in Mount Revelstoke National Park. A statement issued Friday, February 3, invited everyone to enjoy dark starry skies on an evening snowshoe along the candlelit two-kilometre Soren Sorensen Loop. When you’ve successfully negotiated... 

BC’s sport organizations stand together to erase bullying in sport

Sheila BoumanCEO viaSport Sport is a powerful catalyst for personal growth and community pride. It creates friendships and promotes fitness, while developing lifelong skills. Our goal is to build a sport environment where participants – athletes, coaches, volunteers, officials, parents, spectators and staff – at all levels feel safe and encouraged.... 

Don’t miss the Okanagan Cup XC Race: Feb 11 – 12

Ruby Serrouya crests the last climb in a sprint heat with Aislin Buchanan in close pursuit, last month in the BC Cup race in Salmon Arm. Mike Thomas photo By Sarah Newton A fantastic event will be happening on February 11 and 12 at the base of Mount Macpherson. Over 250 cross-country skiers will be competing in two Okanagan Cup cross-country ski races.... 

Potential cycling star Kellen Viznaugh reaches out for community support

Potential cycling star Kellen Viznaugh is hoping local people will help him defray the cost of his training and racing to become a top professional racer. Photo courtesy of Kellen Viznaugh By David F. Rooney Potential cycling star Kellen Viznaugh is hoping local people will help him defray the cost of his training and racing to become a top professional... 

Five and six-year-old hockey players had a BIG weekend

Excited cheers from the stands and proud smiles on young faces – that was the scene at the Revelstoke Forum on Saturday, January 28, as the Initiation Hockey team (5- and 6-year-olds) hosted their home tournament. All of the children in the tournament were excited to have an opportunity to show off their skills before an audience. Please click... 

Mounties warn backcountry enthusiasts to be prepared

Due to recent events, the Revelstoke RCMP are reminding backcountry enthusiasts to be prepared. ‘Those persons enjoying the great outdoors either by skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowbiking or even hiking, must be equipped with the appropriate safety equipment, i.e. transceivers, probes, shovels, as well as having the appropriate training with... 

Revy Riders to hold first-ever Canadian Snowbike MX Nationals

The Revy Riders Dirtbike club, in conjunction with MCQMX and series sponsors would like to invite everyone to the highly anticipated, first-ever, Motovan Canadian Snowbike MX Nationals being held here on Saturday, February 4. The Revy Ri9ders have proven themselves to be a very successful club. Not only that, their facility on Westside Road is a major... 

Special Public Avalanche Warning issued for this weekend

Avalanche Canada has issued a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users from Friday, January 20, to the end of day on Monday, January 23. Map courtesy of Avalanche Canada Avalanche Canada has issued a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users from Friday, January 20, to the end of day on Monday, January... 

New groomer for the Nordic Ski Ckub

Mayor Mark McKee snips the ribbon to formally inaugurate this new cross-country trail groomer purchased by the Nordic Ski Club nwith assistance from the CSRD Economic Opportunity Fund. The groomer cost more than $300,000, half of which was raised by the club itself. David F. Rooney photo  Read More →

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