- Published on Thursday, 06 March 2014 10:16 06 March 2014
16-year-old Lexi Pechout dominates men's motocross racing and inspires younger girls
Produced by OLIVIA GRECU
Lexi Pechout is a rising star in the male-dominated world of endurocross, a highly technical and extreme motorcycle event.
Endurocross combines multiple disciplines of off-road motorcycle racing with obstacles riders must overcome such as logs, boulders, pits of split wood and mud. In order to complete a race, competitors must be expert technical riders and beyond that, they must be in top physical and mental condition.
- Published on Monday, 17 February 2014 00:30 17 February 2014
Valentine's Day event draws 650 people
Produced by ANNA BROOKS AND ALLISON DRINNAN
It's Valentine's Day, and hundreds of men and women mill around the Telus Spark science centre awaiting the first event of its kind in Calgary — the world's largest speed dating session.
- Published on Monday, 17 February 2014 00:23 17 February 2014
Yogi works hard to connect with herself, passing that gift onto others
Produced by SARAH COMBER
Breathing is an inherent part of our lives, a small bodily function that gives us life and something that the majority of us do without even noticing.
For yogi Alice Hong, focusing on the breath has become an integral part of her lifestyle and career. Pranayama — breath practice in Sanskrit — is one of the levels to a yoga practice; a yoga practice that Hong has had in her life for ten years.
- Published on Thursday, 13 February 2014 16:22 13 February 2014
Amazon ranking shows no love for Cowtown
Produced by MAX SHILLETO
Calgary ranked a disappointing 13th in a list of the most romantic Canadian cities.
The rankings, which were published by popular online shopping site, Amazon.ca, listed Calgary as the lowest Albertan city on the list – behind Lethbridge (4th), Edmonton (9th) and Red Deer (11th). The list was based off of online sales data from the website which tallied romantic themed products such as romance and relationship novels, romantic comedy movies and CDs of artists such as Michael Bublé and Dean Martin.