https://youtu.be/hSuDV7bTmd4 Karen Tomlinson, the commodore for the Pemberton Canoe Association, took over our instagram account for a week, to kick off paddling season, and her takeover made me realize how busy and sophisticated the local paddling scene has become (and therefore, how busy Karen, who was voted Citizen of the Year in 2012 for her … Continue reading Congratulations to the Laoyam Eagles, champions!
If you were one of the (apparently just six) people from Pemberton who wasn't at False Creek on the June 21-23 for the Rio Tinto Alcan Dragonboat Festival, we've created a slideshow of some of the highlights, thanks to Pemberton Canoe and Karen Tomlinson. (Warning: it's very difficult to watch this show, without experiencing a … Continue reading Shout Out: Pemberton Paddlers
Go Eagles. Local paddlers are gearing up for the Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat festival for a 14th potential victory, June 21-23. Good luck!
This guest post was written by Village of Pemberton Councillor, local dad, and Winds of Change Committee member, James Linklater. My daughter Anne recently paddled for Canada in the Outrigger Sprints in Calgary with a large contingent of Pembertonians. The positive impact this has made on her has been outstanding. I think of the TV commercial … Continue reading Coaches Corner: The Power of Sport, A Parent’s Perspective
Dragon-boaters, your community is proud of you! At this weekend's Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival, Pemberton paddlers once more proved their might. The Laoyam Eagles continue their winning streak, taking their 14th consecutive junior title. The Laoyam Falcons placed third in the same Championship final, putting both teams on the podium. Congratulations, too, to … Continue reading Shout-out: Laoyam Eagles, Falcons and Pemberton’s legendary paddlers