Wanted: More female bobsledders

Kaillie Humphries climbs into her bobsled. PHOTO: Ric Ernst/Vancouver Sun

Kaillie Humphries climbs into her bobsled.
PHOTO: Ric Ernst/Vancouver Sun

Story adapted from The Vancouver Sun
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Canadian women win gold

Two women raced in the fastest bobsled. They won the gold cup in Whistler, BC.

Kaillie Humphries was the pilot of the sled. She comes from Calgary.

“It was a lot closer than I wanted it to be,” Humphries said.

Humphries raced against eight sleds to win the World Cup.

Humphries also won gold at the 2014 Olympics in Socchi. She has two world championship titles.

Humpries wins the race. PHOTO - Charlie Booker

Humpries wins the race.
PHOTO – Charlie Booker

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A new totem pole for the Haida Gwaii

This is a Haida totem pole. Photo:  fboudville, Creative Commons, Flickr

This is a Haida totem pole.
Photo: fboudville, Creative Commons, Flickr

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun
Level 1

A totem pole is a carved log.

The carvings tell stories and history.

The new totem pole is 14 metres tall.

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