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“We have been looking for the uniforms of some of our national sporting champions. Most we have spoken to donated their memorabilia for charity auctions and fundraising. So while they no longer have them, someone bought them and I’m sure now keep them as the treasure they are. We hope that some of these folk will welcome the opportunity to share a winner’s black running singlet or jersey or jacket or cap with our audience in September, Other key objects that de Pont is searching for include:

Representative uniforms worn by the likes of John Walker, Murray Halberg or Peter Snell at Olympic Games, or by sports people from other codes such as rugby, swimming or rowing.

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An original black Victorian mourning dress, usually a skirt and bodice, plus head wear and jewellery.

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Iconic garments of New Zealand Fashion like the Cybele “Iridescence” dress worn in Outrageous Fortune or Konstantina Moutos’ Supreme Awardwinning entry in the Benson Hedges Fashion Awards in 1986.

Iconic black garments such as the black Tshirt worn by Jake soccer boots youth the Muss, the black singlet of Billy T. James, Fred Dagg’s gumboots, or Sam Hunt’s Foxton Straights.

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Cheap nike tiempo abbotsford hosted the inaugural Canadian pickleball championships on the weekend, a piece of news which would prompt most sports fans to ask what on earth is pickleball?

Pickleball is, in fact, a fastgrowing game there are over 100,000 players registered in the United States and roughly 10,000 players in Canada, including about 200 from Abbotsford. Congressman Joel Pritchard and William Bell, first devised the game soccer boots youth in 1965 in Washington state, Pritchard’s dog Pickles frequently chased down errant balls and hid with them in the bushes. Hence, Pickles’ ball game came to be called soccer boots youth pickleball.

Pritchard’s wife Joan has offered a differing version of events in recent interviews. The sport, which grew out of the haphazard equipment the family had on hand, reminded her of the “pickle boat” in rowing, where oarsmen were chosen from the leftovers from other boats. She noted the Pritchard family dog wasn’t acquired until 1967 and was named after the game, not the other way around.

“It’s kind of a dumb name, acknowledged Dave Shepherd, an Abbotsford resident who is on the board of Pickleball Canada. “But it’s been around long enough, I don’t think they’ll ever change it,

And pickleball enthusiasts wouldn’t have it any other way.

The weekend tournament drew 168 athletes from across Canada and the United States to a pair of local host sites, Abbotsford Recreation Centre and Yale Secondary.

Among the participants were four American national champions Jennifer Lucore, Darcy Jacobsen, Billy Jacobsen and Chris Miller and they dominated the open divisions. Lucore beat Darcy Jacobsen cheap nike tiempo in the women’s singles final, then teamed up with her to win the doubles title. In similar fashion, Billy Jacobsen knocked off Miller to claim the men’s singles title, then joined him to earn doubles gold.

According to Shepherd, the presence of the top Americans moved the tourney to “a whole new level,

“They’re the top pickleball players in the world, and to have them come up here and enter our first national event was just huge for us, he enthused. “Everyone was very fortunate to get to watch them play. It was kind of like going to watch (Roger) Federer and (Rafael) Nadal and those guys.

“It was just a fantastic event, supersuccessful. It exceeded our expectations,

Nine Abbotsford athletes won bronze medals. Gene Latray and Ken Franz teamed up to climb the podium in the under55 men’s doubles; Debbie Holley and Claire Pool medaled in the over55 women’s doubles; Matt Khan and Henry Meerkerk were third in the 60plus cheap nike tiempo men’s doubles; Mandy Witt and Gerry cheap nike tiempo Logan medaled in the 65plus women’s doubles; and Jerry Rudolph joined forces with Kelowna’s Ed Burke to finish third in the 70plus men’s doubles cheap nike tiempo soccer boots youth.