It’s no hidden secret that we have some very talented cyclists here in Fernie. The creation of the FMBC Race Team with the support of local businesses now offers the opportunity for Fernie to receive recognition on the podium.
Don't worry it's not you - Golf is hard. Everyone was a beginner at one time and getting started in the right direction towards getting where you want to be. Here are a few tips for getting off on the right foot.
Gymnastics as a sport has been around for over 2000 years. It is a complex sport that requires physical strength, endurance, power, flexibility, agility, coordination, grace and balance.
Green can make you feel good and in the Fernie Trails Alliance circles, green symbolizes “Beginner Trails”. The Trail Construction and Maintenance Committee of the FTA have been busy over the last couple of years to create an environment to experience opportunity.
Jesse visits the Elk River Apiaries with apiarist Deborah Davidson to learn that the weeds we so often despise of are the ones little bees need.
A working mother with three children, knew she'd always felt that triathlon was a sport she'd like to try, except one thing kept getting in the way. She was a horrible swimmer.
The Fernie Academy and it's athletic opportunities for it's students.
Marking five years and 60 different adventure stories later, including completing a three-day hike, Jesse continues to adventure. Looking forward to even the smallest of trips, as they sometimes leave the biggest of impact.
Fernie is a competitive town; the women here are inspiring and potentially intimidating on first encounter. They will challenge, accept and encourage you with empathy, most of them remember where they started, even if it was 20 years ago. It was with all these different women in mind that Fernie Women on Wheels (FWOW) was born.
Training for the Elkford triathlon this runner found her biggest boost was the support from family and friends on race day.
When out in the winter forest, observing the many tracks that leave an impressions in the snow. A reminder that we must all share the trail and be respectful.
There is no shortage of sports, activities, events, and athletes in the Elk Valley. It is not uncommon to see athletes of every age participating and competing in multiple races and competitions throughout all of our four seasons. This winter we thought we would highlight some of our local sports teams and organizations.
Competing in the equivalent of the Fernie Tears and Gears, Jesse takes on a fun winter event.
It’s just as sweet as its namesake brownie at Freshies - the Secret Stash. Everyone has one, and to some, it’s a true secret. It’s that go-to place on the mountain on a powder day that never disappoints.