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Sean Hayes completes a 560 kg (1,235 lb) lift, breaking the previous World Record of 550 kg (1,213 lb) set in 2020. Photo supplied

B.C. strongman sets new world deadlift record at Surrey competition

Sean Hayes lifts 1,235 pounds at the King/Queen of the Throne competition

 

Clayton Faulconer is an arm-wrestling pro who was born and raised in Fernie. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)

‘Gift from God’: Fernie-born arm-wrestling pro makes comeback after life-altering injury

Clayton Faulconer suffered a traumatic brain injury after a car accident in Vancouver

 

Red Sox baseball pitcher Nick Pivetta celebrates another strikeout to end the inning during Sunday’s game 4 of the American League Divisional Series on Sunday in Boston. Victoria’s Pivetta picked up the win as the Red Sox beat Tampa Bay 6-4 with a walk-off homer in the 13th inning. (Facebook/Boston Red Sox)

Victoria-born pitcher helps propel Red Sox into Monday potential series-clincher

Pivetta’s strong relief stint, Vazquez’ walk-off homer in 13th highlight 6-4 win over Rays in ALDS

  • Oct 11, 2021

 

Greater Victoria baseball product Nick Pivetta in action pitching for the Boston Red Sox. Pivetta is off to the best start of his Major League Baseball career this season. (Instagram/npivetta43)

Victoria’s Nick Pivetta befuddling MLB batters with live fastball this season

Former HarbourCat pitcher wins duel against future hall of famer in his latest outing

Greater Victoria baseball product Nick Pivetta in action pitching for the Boston Red Sox. Pivetta is off to the best start of his Major League Baseball career this season. (Instagram/npivetta43)