There are a few things in life that transcend the divides of language, affluence, status and belief – a few rituals that connect groups of people on a level that words just don’t do justice. These collaborations creating unspoken bonds most often take the form of music, art, dance and sport. When our most ingrained patterns of social behavior become stripped away, what’s left?
It’s simple: nothing but play.
Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) Wesmen basketball player Given Isaac is a player to keep an eye on in the next few years.
I’ve never conducted an interview in just a bra before, but when I sat down with Tahea Mack and Elisha Ewonchuk – owners of Fantasy Pole Dancing – I felt anything but discomfort and awkwardness.
They finally did it.
Just as soon as the Wesmen women’s basketball team began a month-long break from regular season games, they were packing their bags and heading overseas.
The NHL drops the puck this Saturday, Jan. 19, kicking off a 48-game regular season schedule, a season shortened by the 113-day lockout of the league’s players by its owners.
Wesmen fall short in effort to clinch Wesmen Classic basketball championship; Wesmen wrestlers disappoint in Alberta Golden Bears invitational tournament
One-armed swings, goblet squats and the over-head press are just some of the exercises that combine cardiovascular movement, strength building and flexibility using just one kettlebell.
After several rounds of sparring, Mary Spencer steps out of the ring at Winnipeg Elite Boxing MMA Academy and it’s immediately apparent she’s quick to make friends with her approachable personality and infectious laugh.
My jaw dropped. Saucer-eyed, I sat frozen in a ridicule gawk. This can’t be real… Oh my crow, this is real.
Amid controversy over a possible name change, the Wesmen volleyball teams prepare for a new season.
You have probably marveled at the dance/fight acrobatics of capoeira before, either as featured in ‘90s rebel-high school-redemption flick Only the Strong and Vincent Cassel’s brilliant laser evasion scene in Ocean’s Twelve or, most likely, at the most bedazzling annual cultural performance in Winnipeg each year, the Brazilian Folklorama pavilion.
Men’s basketball lose on the road in pre-season; Men’s soccer comes away with two tie games on the road
The inability to lift your own body weight is embarrassing, even crushingly so, without an audience. You can imagine then, my reaction to the suggestion of trying out an aerial fabrics class during Culture Days.
The move from a small conference to the CIS this season has the Wesmen soccer teams feeling some growing pains.
Women’s soccer team “schooled” by B.C.; Men’s soccer team shut out twice by Alberta; Women’s volleyball come out 4-1 after 5-game tournament
“Cyclocross: An Hour in Hell.” This was the title of the YouTube video that first introduced me to the sport. Not only did I find this intriguing, but remarkably, this amped up my determination to race in my first bike race, ever: DarkCross.
The University of Winnipeg’s UNITED Health & RecPlex sounds like a dream come true. But will it live up to its promises?
The airwaves of Winnipeg’s 92.9 KICK-FM have gone dead, but buzz around the station’s rebirth keeps getting stronger.
Women struggle in regular season openers; Men end weekend with disappointing 0–1–1 record