track

Riva laces up for final year

While Thomas Riva is taking six years instead of five to finish his engineering degree, no one can accuse him of going slow. In July, the track star won the…

A season of balls…and oars, and more

It’s another semester in the books for the Vikes athletic teams, a season that featured plenty of achievements from UVic’s many athletes. Track Major accomplishments were scored on the track…
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Vikes track nationals bound

The Vikes track team dominated the middle distances and relays at the Canada West track championships on Feb. 20–22 in Edmonton. After a brisk two-week stay at home, UVic returns…

Vikes track star Rachel Francois runs to her future

Rachel Francois is running from class to her track practice. Born into a family of star runners (her father, André Francois, was an Olympic sprinter and her mother, Julie, was…