If you’re looking to do something fun and classically Canadian this winter, consider dog sledding. Many people wrongly assume dogsledding is only something you see in movies set in Alaska and the Arctic. But last year my girlfriend and I decided to give it a shot.
Curling is one of those rare sports that strikes the perfect balance between exercise and standing around shooting the shit.
The Gordon Bennett International Gas Balloon Race is the most prestigious aeronautical race in the world, according to organizers. The rules aren't complex ”” whichever team can manage to fly their balloon the furthest is crowned the winner.
Being the curiously inquisitive reporter that I am, attempting new sports and later writing about my athletically awkward endeavours has become one of my favourite journalistic pastimes.