Northwest Athlete Profile: Al Wilson

Stylin’ and Profilin’ more importantly, Dave B. tells us about the life and times of Al Wilson, legendary BC Lions player. Born in Duncan, BC, Wilson went on to spend 15 years with the Leos, his entire career. He won one Grey Cup and remains a cherished past member of the organization.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Gareth Rees

Dave B. took a step outside the box with this one and profiles Rugby Canada’s best ever Gareth Rees. The hulking fly-half and full back was born in Duncan, BC and is the son of former Welsh rugby player Alan Rees. Rees retired in 1999 but remains in the broadcasting side of things. Team Canada misses you Gareth, but being an analyst on Rogers Sportsnet suits you to.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Former Canuck Geoff Courtnall

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Current St. Louis Blues, and Vancouver Canucks forward from Victoria BC Geoff Courtnall, Geoff won a Stanley Cup in 1985 with the Edmonton Oilers. He put up 61 points in 65 playoff games for Vancouver, 19 of those in 1994.
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