Posts By: Jason Beck

Charmaine Crooks

Charmaine Crooks had a 17-year Athletics career earning medals at the Olympic, Commonwealth, Pan American Games, the World Cup and the Canadian National Championships.

Angela Chalmers

Angela Chalmers was the first woman in Athletics to win both the 1,500 and 3,000m races at the 1981 Canada Summer Games. She was also a bronze medalist in the 3,000m at the 1992 Olympics.

Isabell Cavallin

Isabell Cavallin (d. 1994) was an advocate for the rights of people with intellectual disabilities. Her contribution to sport includes training track athletes with intellectual disabilities with the Burnaby Athletic Club.

Debbie Brill

Debbie Brill forever changed the sport of high jumping with what has come to be known as the “Brill Bend.” Brill has won more than 65 national and international championships.

Lori Bowden

Lori Bowden is an Ironman World Champion and winner of 11 Ironman titles. Bowden claimed the second fastest Ironman Triathlon time by a woman ever.

Lynne Beecroft

Lynne Beecroft is a former Field Hockey Olympian and was named 2002 Coach of the Year in Victoria and Field Hockey Canada 2000 Coach of the Year.

Marni Abbott

Marni Abbott overcame a skiing- related injury to become an international level competitor in swimming and Wheelchair Basketball. She won 2 golds and 1 bronze in 3 Paralympic Games, and was been named Athlete of the Century by BC Wheelchair Sports.

2002 U-19 Soccer Team

As members of the 2002 silver medalist team at the Under-19 FIFA World Cup, Brittany Timko, Christine Sinclair, Katie Thorlakson, Heather Smith and Clare Rustad made history as the first Canadian team to compete in the World Cup finals – a competition which garnered unprecedented attention for women’s soccer in Canada.

2002 & 2004 Ultimate

The 2002 and 2004 Canadian Prime Ultimate Teams won World Cup victories in their respective years, shining the spotlight on the innovative sport of Ultimate frisbee throughout British Columbia, Canada and internationally.

1930 UBC Basketball

1930 UBC Women’s Basketball Team was considered one of the top teams in North America. After traveling ten days to compete overseas, they arrived exhausted but still won the 1930 International Women’s Games Championship in Czechoslovakia.