In The Spotlight
Bains Top Female Athlete at Nationals
Chicago Bains stood out among all the females during the prestigious Legion Canadian youth track and field championships in Langley while the other six valley athletes entered all attained a measure of success.
Bains was honoured as the winner of the LeRoy Washburn Award as the most outstanding female athlete of the national competition and also received recognition as outstanding female B.C. Team member at the meet.
“I know as I am still in a state of disbelief of what transpired, she must be overwhelmed,’’ noted coach John May of Black Creek.
Bains was due back from the Lower Mainland on Tuesday afternoon.
Cowichan athletes register strong results at Provincials
Several Cowichan track athletes participated in the BC Provincials in Kamloops recently.
Chicago Bains smashed a 1986 provincial 80-metre hurdle record of 11.50 seconds with a personal best of 11.42.
Cowichan product Taryn Smiley also knocked socks off, winning both the 100 and 200 metres races.
Ben Williams came first in the Men's 15 triple jump (12.64m PB), second in the long jump (5.78m PB) and third in the high jump (1.70m, PB 1.73m).
2013 BC JD Championships
Several CVAC-Jaguars entered this year's JD meet in Nanaimo. Margo Blumel, 9 year old female, entered 9 events and brought home a gold medal in 800 meter race walk, a 4th in the 1000m and a 6th in the 100m. Reece Fougner-Rukus, 11 year old Female, won 7th in both High Jump and Shot Put. Griffin Fouger Rukus, 13 year old boys, placed 7th in 1200 meter and 5th in Triple Jump.
Sion Griffiths achieved Personal Bests in Hammer 26.46m (Gold), Javelin 34.14m (Silver), Shot Put 10.04m (Bronze) and Triple Jump 9.35m (Silver).
Todd was there to take photos, which are now available for viewing and download here: JD Meet Photos
Thanks once again to Todd for taking on the role of Club Photographer! We look forward to his continued involvement in our club next season.
2013 Provincial High School Results
The BC Provincial High School Track Meet was held recently and the results are all posted on the BCTFA website. Pat Kehler has compiled the results for schools in our area. Several CVAC's reached the podium and earned medals. Congratulations!
You can view those results here:
BC Athletics Blog
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Did You Know?
Our club has not yet made it into the Guiness Book of Records, however, we do have a pretty good "track" record of achievements. Here are just a few of the more recent notables:
- Over 60% of our members return each year for another season with the club
- Our club hosts the Garriock Meet each year. Last year we had a record breaking 465 athletes attend
- Each year club members win medals at the Provincial High School Track & Field Meets
- The 2012 girls seniors 4 X 100m relay team from Francis Kelsey, with 3/4 CVAC members, won Gold and broke the Island record. Fastest time in 10 years.
- Chicago Bains smashed a 1986 provincial 80-metre hurdle record of 11.50 seconds with a personal best of 11.42.