Cops for Cancer’s Tour De North team heads for Chetwynd

first_imgThe Tour de North is taking on the toughest part of their journey today. Here they are rolling into FSJ! pic.twitter.com/XP6HESJkj4— Montana (@montana_rc) September 16, 2015Today, they left to take off on what is supposed to be the hardest part of their journey – the stretch of road between Fort St. John and Chetwynd. The steep grade hills make it more difficult.They are expected to roll in tonight at Remax Park, around 6:30 PM.Advertisement It’s not just Cops for Cancer – Fire Services admin, ambulance first-respondents, and even conservation officers are riding along police officers this year for the cause.As of Wednesday, Tour de North has raised $173,692.The trek started yesterday, out of Dawson Creek. Sarah Shaw works with the BC Ambulance Services within the community, and said she trained as much as she could in the hills of the Kootenays to be better prepared.- Advertisement -Shaw got involved with Cops for Cancer after meeting children at Camp Good Times, a camp for children with cancer and their relatives based in the Lower Mainland.Shaw says her mother, who also survived breast cancer, has become one of her biggest supporters.The bikers were cheered on as they arrived to their first stop on the trip – Canadian Tire in Fort St. John.Advertisement Other stops along the way include Powder King Mountain Resort on Thursday, Prince George on Saturday, and finally, Williams Lake on Monday.The other teams are:Tour de Coast, who are riding 900 km along the Sea to Sky Corridor, and in the Lower Mainland,Tour de Valley, who are making the 800 km trek along the Fraser Valley to Tsawwassen and White Rock,Tour de Rock, who are cycling 1000 km across Vancouver Island, from North to South.last_img read more

Read More »

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino ‘looks rattled’ and is ‘feeling the pressure’

first_img 2 Tottenham’s recent slump has seen Mauricio Pochettino ‘lose his composure’ the first time since he arrived in England, believes Southampton legend Matt Le Tisser.Spurs face Inter Milan in the Champions League on Tuesday evening, and they arrive at the San Siro in danger of losing three matches in a row for the first time under the Argentine.Pochettino is under the spotlight following back-to-back defeats to Watford and Liverpool in the Premier League. “He’s been very composed up until this point, but he’s just starting to show signs of feeling a little bit of pressure in his job.“At the moment I think he’s probably a bit frustrated with the depth of his squad and the lack of investment in the summer.“And he’s just starting to show the first signs of perhaps a little bit of pressure.”Listen back to Matt Le Tissier on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast IN FULL above 2 SPURSY – Tottenham followed up their 3-0 win over Man United with two straight defeats The boss also baffled many with a strange rant referring to ‘cows and trains’ ahead of the Inter showdown – a repeat of the famous 2010 clash which saw Gareth Bale score a memorable hat-trick.And Le Tisser, who is a big fan of Pochettino’s thanks to his spell in charge of the Saints, believes the coach is starting to show the first signs he is feeling the pressure at Tottenham.Speaking about the manager’s press conference remarks, the St Mary’s hero told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast: “It’s a strange one.“This is probably the first time since he’s been in this country where I’ve seen him a little bit rattled. Pochettino left journalists highly amoosed with his strange rant ahead of Inter Milan last_img read more

Read More »