A Great Builder and Friend

By Fred Hume, Historian, UBC Athletics

“When the history of Women’s Athletics at UBC is written, most of that document will be about the development and accomplishments of the program under the stewardship of Marilyn Pomfret.” These thoughts expressed years …

UBC Intramurals History: 1970-2015

Written by Fred Hume, UBC Sport Historian. 

UBC’s Intramural Sports Program, in 2016, has come a long way since its

inception in 1935. In fact it has been quite the story on campus beginning in and around the year 1970. …

UBC Intramurals History 1935 – 1970

Written By: Fred Hume, Historian, UBC Athletics and Recreation

It was organized in the spring of 2015 by Intramural/Recreation alumni – some of whom date back 50 years – and was inspired by Nestor Korchinsky and his team. That being …

Renaissance Man

By Fred Hume
To say Nestor Korchinsky is unique is an understatement. Virtually everyone will agree he stands out as a creative, innovative and inspiring leader. His motivational techniques are off the charts.  Yet this gentle giant of a man …