Professional Sports

Sean Hayes completes a 560 kg (1,235 lb) lift, breaking the previous World Record of 550 kg (1,213 lb) set in 2020. Photo supplied

B.C. strongman sets new world deadlift record at Surrey competition

Sean Hayes lifts 1,235 pounds at the King/Queen of the Throne competition


Clayton Faulconer is an arm-wrestling pro who was born and raised in Fernie. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)

‘Gift from God’: Fernie-born arm-wrestling pro makes comeback after life-altering injury

Clayton Faulconer suffered a traumatic brain injury after a car accident in Vancouver


TEASER PHOTO ONLY. Surrey-raised hockey player Colin Fraser, shown here with the Stanley Cup in the summer of 2010 after winning the trophy as a member of Chicago Blackhawks, would be a strong candidate for induction in a Sports Hall of Fame in Surrey. (File photo)

Virtual Surrey Sports Hall of Fame viewed as ‘highly accessible’ and ‘contemporary’

Such a hall ‘provides all the benefits of a real-world museum without the limitations,’ according to city report