The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Sports

“Be relevant.” That is the slogan that is painted on the walls in the locker room of the Mount Royal University men’s hockey team. However, despite being MRU’s most popular sports team, they still struggle to get consistent attendance at their games.

Ever thought of riding the waves, but you live in a city far away from the ocean? Calgary is becoming the place to be for river surfing, a new adventure sport taking the world by storm.

At the age of 10, Zak Madell was diagnosed with a life-altering illness. However, Madell has made the most of  the unfortunate event,  he devoted himself to sports and has become a Paralympic athlete.

Medical professionals estimate that about 50 per cent of concussions go unreported. Concussion experts say this is due to the many misconceptions about concussions, especially among young athletes.