One of the world’s largest and more prestigious sporting events – the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup – once again put British Columbia in the international spotlight. The World Cup will provide a lasting legacy for girls/women and sport in BC. This tournament brought some of the best female athletes in the world to Canada… Read more »
Kelley Law Curling Rink won Canada’s bronze medal at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic Games. They are Scott Tournament of Heart Champions, World Champions and became Canada’s Sports Awards Team of the Year in 2000.
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.
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 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.