Posted: September 27, 2017
Sport Dietitian, Emma McCrudden, supervised a team of students to create the Go Thunderbirds Nutrition website that includes 60+ recipes.
Posted: September 22, 2017
Gordie Penn was part of UBC’s return to football credibility, greatness in fact, during the late 1970s. Under the coaching of Frank Smith the Thunderbirds evolved to the point where they reached the national championship Vanier Cup in 1978. In 1975, Penn’s second season when the reclamation was beginning, he established a new UBC season […]
Posted: July 26, 2017
School of Kinesiology alumni and UBC Thunderbirds Evan Dunfee (BKIN’14, race walk), Mike Mason (BKIN’10, high jump), and Liz Gleadle (BKIN’14, javelin throw) have been chosen to represent Canada at the upcoming International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, taking place August 4 – 13, 2017 in London, England.
Posted: June 29, 2017
Congratulations to UBC Kinesiology alum Clare Drake, who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday, June 26, 2017.
Posted: May 9, 2017
UBC School of Kinesiology Alum and Canadian Olympian, Evan Dunfee, walked the BMO Vancouver Marathon this past weekend. Evan placed 133 among 3,654 participants in the Vancouver Marathon, meaning Dunfee beat 96 per cent of the field. Congratulations Evan! Read the full story, as featured in Running Magazine, here.
Posted: November 21, 2016
Congratulations to Carolyn McEwen playing on Team Canada’s National Rugby tour, with a victory over Ireland yesterday (48-7) and will play New Zealand on Wed, Nov. 23. Nov. 24 vs. New Zealand – Donnybrook Stadium, Dublin Nov. 27 vs. England – Twickenham, England Please the CBC News article Athlete of the week.
Posted: November 10, 2016
Kinesiology student Hannah Haughn was named tournament MVP after winning the McCrae Cup U Sports national women field hockey championship final in Toronto on Sunday. Read the full story in The Province.
Posted: July 15, 2014
Bachelor of Physical Education, 1973 The petite, energetic and charismatic Thelma Wright is UBC’s most prominent track and cross-country athlete. The 1973 Physical Education and 1974 Education graduate is presently the only UBC female track athlete to appear in two Olympics and has won medals at Commonwealth, Pan American and World Student Games and at […]