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Why climbing a wall can be good rehab

By Gary Mason - Globe and Mail Seconds after sneezing, Chris Considine’s world began to go dark. A piercing pain slashed through his head. His face went numb. He threw up. Soon he couldn’t walk. What he didn’t realize is that a ski accident he’d suffered three weeks earlier, on the slopes of Whistler in late February 2003, had caused blood clots to form in one of the main arteries leading to his brain. When he sneezed, the...

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Construction of a really big climbing gym

It’s huge, enormous, stupendous, colossal… okay, it’s under construction but don’t let that stop you from checking out the development of our new world-class climbing facility. Haven't been by recently? Keep your anticipation and curiousity in check, stay up to date or reminisce with our gallery of the construction of a really big climbing gym. [gallery columns="4" ids="137,138,139,140,141,142,143,144,145,146,147,148,149,150,151,152,153,154,155,156,157,158,159,160,161,162,163,164,165,166,167,168,169,170,171,172,173,174,175,176,177,178,179,180,181,182,183,184,185,186,187,188,189,190,191,192,193"]...

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Unique Climbing Gym in Central Saanich

By Mira Laurence  CENTRAL SAANICH - Stelly's Secondary and Boulders Climbing Gym are taking climbing to new heights. Beginning Tuesday, Stelly's will be accepting applications for a new climbing academy - the first of its kind being offered in North America. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PX53d-Xyt18&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]...

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Climbing Academy Off Ground

By Jeff Bell - The Times Colonist A sports academy dedicated to climbing has won support from Saanich school district trustees. The academy will be centred at the Boulders Climbing Gym, which began as a small climbing area on an outside wall at Stelly's Secondary School in 1995 and is now an established indoor facility  Academies are wellestablished in all three local school districts, but tend to cover more mainstream pursuits such as hockey and soccer. The academies are...

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