A Triathlete's Guide to Training in Vancouver

Looking for places to train for UBC’s 30th annual Triathlon Duathlon?
Some might consider Vancouver winters a bit of a chore. Rain, rain and then just for good measure, a bit of drizzle. Sometimes it can put a bit of …

Growing Up With Field Hockey

When I was growing up, I was very lucky to be able to take part in many extracurricular activities. I learned piano, violin (though that was short lived), and guitar; played softball, soccer, and field hockey; and attended summer camps

Trekking On

On February 12, 1920, a pronouncement was put forward stating a new campus event was about to happen. It would be a challenge offered by the class of Arts ’20 and would become known henceforth as the Arts ’20 Relay. …

Day of the Longboat 2011 Wrap-Up Video

376 teams competed this year in one of the largest Day of the Longboats ever! See what happened this past weekend at Jericho Beach!…

What's a Longboat?

027_JC__01_Longboat251-300x200     It’s fall at the beautiful UBC Vancouver campus. Vibrantly colourful leaves are coating the walkways, there’s a crisp breeze in the air, and a growing anticipation for UBC REC’s largest fall event and the largest voyageur canoe boat race in …

Did You Know…? Top 5 Unique REC Programs and Activities

It’s already September, and that means REC is gearing up for another year filled with adrenaline pumping, heart stopping, and absolutely fun activities! Whether this is your first year at UBC, or you’ve been here for a few and are …

8 Steps to Looking Like a Professional Team

1. Have matching socks.
Matching = intimidating
If you want to go all out, get a full matching set like the team “ALAS”.
When they put those bad boys on, the girls melt and the boys shiver.
2. Run around