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Plenty of fun runs in Calgary this summer

By Tori Taylor, April 25 2019 — This summer, grab a group of friends, a buddy or run solo in any of YYC’s many fun runs. Entering these runs will give you an opportunity to keep your cardio up without getting bored — double win. Calgary has several options varying in length and competitive energy. Some…

Float tanks provide relaxation, stress-relief

By Frankie Hart, April 23 2019 — I try to slowly move my arms and legs into a more comfortable position, accidentally splashing some water onto my face and into my eye. Oh god. Oh god. It stings so bad. I squeeze my eyes shut and cautiously flip over, crawling on my knees with my…

Bulls viewed as athletes in sport of bull riding

By Kristy Koehler, April 5 2019— In the sport of professional bull riding, the bulls are viewed as athletes in their own right. The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) is an organization devoted to promoting bull riding as a standalone sport. The group recognized the popularity of bull riding during rodeos and believed it could succeed…

Roller derby harder than it looks

By Kristy Koehler, April 5 2019— “Step one: Learn how to roller skate,” says Krystina Edwards, AKA Honey Smacks, director at large for Chinook City Roller Derby. “It’s a lot harder than it looks when you’re getting started. “You almost need a visual reference sometimes to explain roller derby,” she continued. A roller derby match…

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