Swimmer Selene Brown of the Whitehorse Glacier Bears resurfaces for air. Athletes competing in the 100-metre butterfly timed finals flew down their lanes at the Yukon Invitational Swim Championships 2022 on April 30. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News)

Whitehorse Glacier Bears race to qualify for Canada Summer Games

Yukon Invitational Championship Swim Meet took place in Whitehorse from April 29-30


Glacier Bears swimmer Hannah Kingscote competes at a 2017 meet. Kingscote finished in the top three of Swim Canada’s virtual Race Again Challenge in 2021. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)

Whitehorse Glacier Bears Swim Club finish eighth in national virtual event

Glacier Bears swimmers finished eighth at during the virtual Swim Canada Race Again Challenge as well as set many club and personal best times


Olivier Pellegrin soaks in the icy waters of Chadburn Lake near Whitehorse on Jan. 30. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Yukon ice swimmers laud mental, physical benefits of weekly plunges

James Paterson, self-described “crazy guy with a chainsaw,” leads polar plunges at Chadburn Lake


Sport Yukon hands out annual major awards

Sport Yukon handed out its major awards for 2019 on May 28,…

Glacier Bears compete at Christmas Cracker swim meet in Victoria

The Whitehorse club had nearly two dozen top-10 finishes

Whitehorse Glacier Bears host swimmers from Inuvik and B.C. at Ryan Downing Memorial Invitational Swim Meet

“Everyone had a good time – it was amazing. It was a really great meet.”

Whitehorse Glacier Bears swimmers impress at B.C. Winter Provincial Championships

The five Yukoners set numerous personal bests at the four-day meet

Swimmers log Whitehorse club records in Winnipeg

Yukoners swim to 13 records at Canada Games

Glacier Bears win streak ends at B.C. AAA swim meet

No medals for Whitehorse team for the first time since 2011