• Richard “Hammy” Hammond

    Hammy, as he was called by friends, qualified to represent Canada at both the 1912 and the 1920 Olympic Games.  However, on both occasions another athlete was selected to attend the Games. At the provincial level, Hammond captured the all-round Read more →

  • E. W. “Joe” Griffiths

    For 32 years, 1919 to 1951, while working at the University of Saskatchewan, Joe Griffiths made a great impact on athletics. He coached high school and university track and swim teams, and was the Canadian Olympic team coach in both Read more →

  • Stanley Glover

    While attending Nutana Collegiate in Saskatoon, British-born Stanley Glover proved unbeatable in 440-yard races, winning four straight provincial inter-collegiate championships. As team captain, Glover also led the Nutana Rifle Marksmanship Team to Dominion Championships in 1924 and 1926. In the Read more →

  • Clayton Gerein

    In 1982, Clayton Gerein suffered an accident while training racehorses and was left without the use of his legs but his competitive spirit remained intact.  Within two years of his accident, Clayton was competing at an international level. He competed Read more →

  • William “Rover” Forsyth

    No one excelled at long distance running in the early 1900s quite like William “Rover” Forsyth. Forsyth’s name was synonymous with winning road races. He won the Regina Standard and Moose Jaw Times 10-mile road races in 1909, 1910 and Read more →

  • Vanessa Monar Enweani

    Photo Credit: Sherry Voth Photographic Design Ltd. Vanessa Monar Enweani enjoyed a great deal of success in track and field events as a student at Holy Cross in Saskatoon, winning nine medals at provincial championships. Her best showing was in Read more →

  • Cyprian Enweani

    Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, Cyprian Enweani is one of Saskatchewan’s premiere sprinters. Only twelve years after hearing Olympic pentathlete Diane Jones-Konihowski speak about the 1976 Summer Olympics, Cyprian was an inspired Canada West record holder competing for Canada in his Read more →

  • Maureen (Rever) DuWors

    As an athlete, coach, official and administrator, Maureen DuWors has represented Saskatchewan and Canada in track and field. In 1953 Maureen held both the open and high school junior sport titles. In 1955 she was a Canadian champion in the Read more →

  • Alexander “Alex” Decoteau

    Alex was born near North Battleford on Red Pheasant Reserve and he attended Battleford Indian Industrial School. It was during this time at school that he developed his athletic skills. Records indicate that as a youngster, he was excellent at Read more →

  • Leroy Coates

    Leroy was born in Prince Albert and following an accident that left him paralyzed from the waist down, he then became involved in wheelchair sports. In national competition from 1968 to 1974, Leroy won a total of 37 medals in Read more →

  • Ethel Catherwood

    Ethel Catherwood won Canadian and Ontario championships in track and field events, notably in the javelin, but it was the high jump at which she excelled. She was also known for her physical beauty and she gained the nickname of Read more →

  • Arnold Boldt, O.C.

    Arnold Boldt of Osler, Saskatchewan lost his right leg at the age of three in a grain auger accident. That did not stop Boldt, who went on to gain international recognition in track and field. When Boldt was 19 years Read more →

  • Robert “Bob” Adams

    Robert “Bob” Adams is truly a native son; born in Alsask in 1924; educated in schools there and at the University of Saskatchewan; competed provincially, nationally and internationally while a Saskatchewan resident. He also taught and coached in Saskatchewan; and Read more →

  • Paul Acoose

    As an amateur, Paul Acoose was the champion of western Canada in the three and five mile running events. On July 1, 1908 he won a 10.5 mile race in Regina 8 minutes ahead of the other runners. Paul Acoose Read more →

  • Calvin Bricker

    Winner of many Canadian Championships, Calvin Bricker dominated broad jumping and the hop-step-jump in Canada for close to two decades. Perhaps the earliest record of merit that we have of Bricker is when he set an Inter-Collegiate record at Toronto Read more →