Athletic Career


April – Moved to Ladner
June – Named Outstanding Male Athlete at Ladner Elementary School (based on Sports Day results)


Basketball – selected to Fraser Valley Boys All-star First Team
Athletics (High Jump) – set Fraser Valley Boys record
1st place – BC High School Championships – High Jump
2nd place Canadian Juvenile Championships
Set Canadian Indoor Juvenile Men’s High Jump record in first competition for UBC


Selected to Canadian Junior Team for Bermuda training camp
Selected to Canadian Senior Team for Canada v France Indoors
2nd place Canada v France indoors (2.14m), first jump over 7’ & set Canadian Jr Indoor record
Selected to Canadian Senior Team for European Tour
1st place Canada v Poland v Great Britain (defeated Jacek Wzola & Greg Joy, 1976 Olympic Gold & Silver Medalists) with the highest jump in Poland that year
1st place Canada v France v West Germany
1st place Canada v Great Britain
1st place Canada v Wales
Set National All-comers records for Wales and Scotland
Best jump 2.18m – tied Canadian Junior record
Nationally carded


1st Place – Canada West Intercollegiate Athletic Championships
Selected to Canadian Team European Tour
Selected to Pan Am Games team but elected not to compete due to academic commitments
Qualified for 1976 Olympic Games
Best Jump 2.18m
Nationally Carded


Injured jumping knee – not able to compete at international level


Selected to Canadian Team – Pacific Conference games – did not compete due to injury
Best Jump 2.15m


Bronze Medal – Commonwealth Games, Edmonton
Best jump 2.15m
Nationally carded


1st place – Canada West Intercollegiate Athletic Championships – set record 2.15m that still remains as the longest standing Canada West Athletics record
Selected to Canada v Italy Indoor team
1st place Mt Sac Relays, California – University division
Selected to Canada v Great Britain & European competitions team
2nd place Santiago de Cuba International meet on count-back and same height as Gerd Wessig, 1980 Olympic Gold Medalist
5th place Pan Am Games, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Qualified for 1980 Olympic Games
Best Jump 2.18m
Nationally carded


Competed in alternate Olympic events (due to boycott) in Stuttgart, Philadelphia & Tokyo
Best jump 2.19m
Nationally carded


Gold Medal – Pacific Conference Games (Australia, New Zealand, US, Canada & Japan and open to all countries that year)
3rd place – Americas Team World Cup trials, Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela
Twice defeated world # 1 Jeff Woodard
High Jump with podium finishes at major invitational meets – Edmonton Journal Games and Zurich, Switzerland
Best jump 2.21m
Best indoor jump 2.19m
Nationally carded
Named Outstanding Male Athlete – BC Athletics
Awarded Cal D. Bricker Memorial Trophy as Top Jumper (except Pole Vault) in Canada

1983 – 1989

Coached high jump at Kajaks track club


Co-chaired Athletics for BC Summer Games (Delta host)


Included in Who’s Who in Canadian Sport, by Bob Ferguson

2005 – 2007

Gold Medal – BC Masters Basketball Championships 50+


Bronze Medal – World Masters Games – Men’s Basketball 50B

2008 – 2009

Gold Medal – BC Masters Basketball Championships 45+


Bronze Medal – World Masters Games – Men’s Basketball 50C


Inducted into the Delta Sports Hall of Fame