Sports Stories

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Sports aren’t just for serious athletes. In fact, many sports have been inspired by the skills and activities required to survive (like hunting, tug-of-war, running) or have been adapted due to injuries (such as wheelchair basketball by war veteran amputees.)

Some originated with First Peoples, while others were introduced to Canada by British or French troops stationed here in the 1700s and 1800s, and spread to the general population.

Kayak’s Sports Stories issue is aimed at Grades 2–6. You will find stories about Canada’s favourite sports and the people who play them. There are lots of ways ordinary people can stay active and have fun — like swimming and biking in summer, cross-country skiing and skating in winter. We hope this issue will inspire your students to get moving!

PLUS you’ll have access to free lesson plans and resources.

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