Month: August 2014

Upcoming Events: 2014 Canadian Surfski Championships

Eighty competitors from many countries will race over a 21-kilometre course on Saturday  (August 23) to test their speed, skills and stamina. The race has a planned start at 2:00 pm in Porteau Cove and ends in the Mamquam blind channel in the heart of downtown Squamish. The route is expected to challenge competitors with …

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Squamish 50 mile Ultra Marathon

On Saturday, August 16, the Squamish 50 mile marathon was held – 3,350 meters of climbing covering approximately 43 miles of trails (almost 70 km). Trail Runner Magazine listed Squamish as a Top Trail Town, and its beautiful scenery, fantastic recreational opportunities make it a great destination for a variety of events.  A few shots taken on runners …

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Upcoming Events : JABR

The fifth annual JABR (Just Another Bike Race) takes place Saturday, August 16th.  This year’s event will be combined with the Mountain Bike Marathon National Championships (XCM).  The JABR course will be slightly longer than in past years, approximately 40 km, and the course will be further extended for elite riders participating in the marathon …

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2014 Kite Clash, Squamish Spit, August long weekend

KITE CLASH is the official Canadian National Championships in Kiteboarding Freestyle. In 2014 this event was held on the BC Day long weekend at the beginning of August at the Squamish Spit. More information about the even can be found at the Squamish Windsports Society Webpage.  The Kite Clash facebook page with some great photos …

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