Category: Athlete

Wiens achieves dream

Saskatoon StarPhoenix, July 6, 2021Photo Credit: Diving Canada Pike Lake diver Rylan Wiens accomplished a nearly decade-long dream by recently qualifying for a spot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the men’s 10-metre platform event.  It’s an accomplishment that he and long-time coach Mary Carroll of the Saskatoon… Continue Reading “Wiens achieves dream”

Wiens headed to Tokyo, July 1, 2021Photo credit: Diving Canada, Francois Mittens Pike Lake’s Rylan Wiens has booked his ticket to Tokyo after capturing second place at the Canadian Olympic Diving Trials and clinching one of two men’s 10-metre platform spots for the 2020 Olympics. Wiens earned… Continue Reading “Wiens headed to Tokyo”

Priddell named alternate

Canadian Olympic Committee, June 2, 2021 Photo Credit: Dan Robichaud for Canadian Artistic Swimming Regina’s Kenzie Priddell was named an alternate for the artistic swimming team nominated to represent Canada at the Tokyo Games.  The eight team members named to the team are experienced with seven returning from the… Continue Reading “Priddell named alternate”

Wiens eyes Tokyo

Written by: Matt Johnson for Sask SportPhoto Credit: Diving Canada/Francois Mittens From when I was just young, I had dreamed of going to the Olympics. If I actually made it, that would be a dream come true. Saskatchewan-based diver Rylan Wiens They say good things… Continue Reading “Wiens eyes Tokyo”

Lyles invited camp

Canada Basketball, May 28, 2021 Photo Credit: 154781103 © publicdomainstockphotos | Saskatoon-born Trey Lyles is one of 21 athletes who accepted an invitation to attend Canada’s Senior Men’s National Team training camp ahead of the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.  The team will hold camp in… Continue Reading “Lyles invited camp”

Albers, Mollken on qualifier roster

Baseball Canada, May 22, 2021 Photo Credit: Baseball Canada Saskatchewan pitchers Andrew Albers and Dustin Molleken are among 25 athletes named to Baseball Canada’s roster for the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Baseball Americas Qualifier.   The qualifier is set for May 31 to June 5 in Palm Beach… Continue Reading “Albers, Mollken on qualifier roster”

Thibeault named to Olympics

May 19, 2021Photo Credit: ID 6651477 © Stephen Mcsweeny | Boxer Tammara Thibeault, who calls Regina her hometown, has been named to the Canadian boxing contingent at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.  This will be the first Games for Thibeault, who will competed in the 75-kilogram, middleweight… Continue Reading “Thibeault named to Olympics”

Wheelchair basketball training

CBC Sports, May 16, 2021 Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee Saskatchewan wheelchair basketball Paralympic hopefuls Erica Gavel and Nik Goncin are ready to train for their spots on Team Canada.  The two, along with the other members of Team Canada, have gathered in Ontario to train for the upcoming… Continue Reading “Wheelchair basketball training”

Ens Family Story

Canadian Paralympic Committee, May 14, 2021Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee Nikita Ens and her mom are close. Affectionately referred to as “Mama Bear’, Ens and her mom, Monica, shared their story with the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC). “First I’ll just say that Niki is… Continue Reading “Ens Family Story”

Wiens preps for trials

Global Saskatoon, May 14, 2021Photo Credit: Diving Canada/Francois Mittens Saskatoon’s Rylan Wiens is preparing to compete at the Olympic trials next month. Wiens won bronze earlier this month at the FINA Diving Cup in Tokyo in the men’s 10-metre platform. The medal helped Canada secure… Continue Reading “Wiens preps for trials”