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Coach Harold’s news for week of Dec. 8
“On Saturday, Dec. 6 BC Athletics had their Annual Awards Banquet at the Hilton Hotel Airport to honour athletes, coaches and officials who excelled during 2014. Two Greyhounds, Olga Kotelko and Dave McDonald, were honoured as the Best in their category as Masters Athletes of the Year. Congratulations to Olga and Dave! We are so proud of you both, and honoured that Olga was a Greyhound and that Dave is a Greyhound."
Coach Sam’s tip for week of Dec. 15
"Training is like Christmas Shopping . . .
Plan and prepare early. You will be better off mentally and physically come competition day.” Previous tips...
Dave McDonald Wins BCA Masters Award
At the BCA Awards Banquet held December 6, Dave McDonald (M60) received the 2014 Masters Male Field Athlete of the Year Award. In 2014 Dave competed in 12 meets and finished first 30 times in 32 events. Currently, he is ranked #1 in Canada in the Hammer Throw, Weight Throw, Javelin and Throws Pentathlon. Congratulations Dave.
Olga Kotelko Enters BCA Sports Hall of Fame
On Saturday, Dec. 6, at the BCA Awards Banquet, Lynda Rabson received two awards on behalf of her late mother, the beloved Olga Kotelko, who passed away in June at the age of 95. The first was the 2014 Masters Female Field Athlete of the Year Award and the second was a plaque commemorating her induction into the BC Athletics Sports Hall of Fame. The sold out gathering responded with two heartfelt standing ovations. In the course of her brief remarks to the room, Linda, quipped that “if I were to follow in my mother’s footsteps, I’ll be seeing you in 16 years”, a reference to the fact that her mother didn’t begin her Track and Field career until age 77. More...
Weekly Workouts from Sam
Practice Locations this Week:
Monday, Dec. 15 - Langley 7pm (with Sam)
Tuesday, Dec. 16 - Guildford Rec Centre 10am
Wednesday, Dec. 17 - Langley 7pm (with Sam)
Thursday, Dec. 18 - Guildford Rec Centre 10am
Saturday, Dec. 20 - SFU 10am
Feb. 13-15, 2015 - BC Indoor Championships in Kamloops
Mar. 14-15, 2015 - Canadian Masters Indoor in Toronto