SportsLife 2015, issue 3 - Page 5

SportsLife is Manitoba’s amateur sports magazine. This is where sports fans will meet the Olympians of tomorrow and the medalists of today and they all compete right here in Manitoba. We exist to pay tribute to those who make sport so important to this province. Published by SportsLife Publications, it is edited by Scott Taylor and is designed and developed by Scott Taylor, Debbie Dunmall and OV Suvajac. SportsLife Magazine is printed by The Winnipeg Sun. Any opinions expressed belong solely to the authors and do not necessarily express the views of the magazine, or of the publishers. All published work is edited for accuracy, style, and clarity. We do accept unsolicited material as long as it refers to athletes, coaches, or volunteers involved in sport in Manitoba. For all information and advertising rates, we can be reached at 204-996-4146. So how has your summer been? what have you been S odoing on your summer vacation? Seems Manitoba’s best athletes have been quite busy. Amazingly busy, in fact. In this edition of SportsLife PUBLISHER OV Suvajac 3680-D Roblin Boulevard Winnipeg, Manitoba R3R 0E1 204-996-4146 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Scott Taylor ART DIRECTOR Debbie Dunmall Magazine we will tell you about Manta Swim Cub’s Chantal Van Landeghem. Chantal used her summer vacation to go to Toronto and win two gold medals at the Pan Am Games – on one night – beating American Natalie Coughlin, one of the greatest swimmers of all-time, who has won 12 Olympic medals. We’ll introduce you to Brandon Racette, a 16-year-old baseball player who pitches for Team Manitoba – plus ADVERTISING OV Suvajac three other teams – and has a family who drives him all COVER PHOTO Courtesy of Swim Canada and Winnipeg’s Manta Swim Club We’ll let you know about basketball player Sentilla over the province in order to play his games. Bubb and football player Matt Kaneski, two student CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS Jeff and Tara Miller/100 Acre Woods Photography, James Carey Lauder Sports Photography, Bruce Fedyck, Amy Simoes, Taryn Grant, The Bubb Family, The Kaneski Family, Swim Canada, Manta Swim Club, Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame, OV Suvajac athletes who have very bright futures ahead of them. CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Scott Taylor, Rick Henkewich, Adam Wedlake, Patti Hacault, Bruxelles, Zach Peltz, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Zach Peltz, Chantal Vachon, Katie Schoenborn Royal Winnipeg Ballet driver David Richert, blind archer Christie Lavallee, We’ll visit with World U-21 Water Ski Champion Taryn Grant and talk to her about her incredibly busy schedule and we’ll meet the Top 10 high school football players to watch this fall when the WHSFL season begins. We’ll even catch up with old friends – race car baseball star Josh Mazzola, football heroes Nic Demski and Anthony Coombs and rugby player Amanda Thornborough, We have a jam-packed issue featuring the best of Manitoba’s sporting summer. Welcome to our latest edition of SportsLife Magazine, Winnipeg’s Place to Play! SportsLife is published at least six times a year by SportsLife Publications. All sales are managed by SportsLife Publications. All design and layout is provided by Debbie Dunmall and SportsLife is printed by The Winnipeg Sun. – SCOTT TAYLOR Editor-In-Chief sportslife / 5