Laurier students introduce bubble sports to K-W

Photo courtesy of GeeseRabbit
Bubble sports gives contact sports a new twist: playing the game encased in a plastic bubble from the knee up

A new kind of sport is rolling its way into Kitchener-Waterloo. In April of this year Edward Qian and Mandy Gu, two Wilfrid Laurier University students, launched their company GeeseRabbit, and with it a new form of athletics: Bubble Sports….

Archived Stories

Laurier basketball’s Bree Chaput named 2013-14 OWL recipient

“You’re outstanding because you choose to be.” Kelly Murumets, president and CEO of Tennis Canada, let a room full of motivated young women at this year’s Outstanding Women of Laurier (OWL) luncheon know that they’re outstanding because they make choices…

(Photo by Heather Davidson)

A lifetime of adventure in four years

Wilfrid Laurier women’s curling lead Cheryl Kreviazuk has a lifetime of memories packed into four years. With three Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championships under her belt, three Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) championships and a CIS bronze medal, a gold medal…

(Photo by Kha Vo)

Hawks in review

Women’s hockey — A This season was a great bounce back season for the women’s hockey team as they regained the top spot in Ontario through some outstanding goaltending and great play from veteran players. However, they entered the national…

(File photo by Will Huang)

Laurier’s finest of 2013-14

Player of the Year Emily Brown (Women’s soccer) Brown made strides in the 2013 year. She scored a career-high 18 goals, setting a new team record after her 15 goals last year. She scored 14 of those in the last…

(File photo by Will Huang)

Hawks cap off best year since 2008

If you asked Wilfrid Laurier men’s curling skip Aaron Squires if he expected to be bringing home a bronze medal from the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) national championships, he would have said no. But the third-year communications studies student led…

(Photo courtesy of Andrew Burant)