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ALPINE SKIING Looking Back, 30 Years “The year was 1982 and a meeting was at the Comox Community Center with Rick Butler, Steve Grant and Peter Gibson. The three were brainstorming to come up with an event for ParticipACTION, a government program to develop healthy living and physical fitness. It was at this meeting that the Royal Lepage Comox Valley Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Event was born.” Rick Gibson, President OFFICIAL SNOW TO SURF SPONSOR

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CONGRATULATIONS! 30TH ANNIVERSARY SNOW TO SURF DON MCRAE, MLA Comox Valley Constituency Office 437 5th St., Courtenay BC V9N 1J7 Phone: (250) 703-2422 Fax: (250) 703-2425 Email: don.mcrae.mla@leg.bc.ca

Sunwest Auto Centre

DL# 8182

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401 Ryan Road • Courtenay • 250-338-1221 • www.sunwestvw.ca • Thank You to the Comox Valley • Celebrating 25 Years

Proud sponsor of the Canoe Leg of the 2012 Royal LePage Comox Valley Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Event.

Proud sponsor of the Sunwest V-Dub Team.

GO TEAM GO!

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COMOX MARINA PARK

Good Luck & Race Safe

& BOAT LAUNCH

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... from The Sunwest Auto & Sunwest RV Team!

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250-338-5355 | 1-800-663-5596 | 2800 Cliffe Avenue | Courtenay Across from Driftwood Mall • Mon. to Sat. 9-5 2

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NOTICE OF www.snowtosurf.com CLOSURES

ADVENTURET RELAY EVEN

from 12:00 midnight Saturday, April 28th until 5:00 pm Sunday, April 29th

Courtenay Marina Boat Launch will be closed from 12:00 midnight Sat., April 28th until 5:00 pm Sun., April 29th Duncan Bay Main Logging Road will be closed from 7:00 am Sunday, April 29th until 5:00 pm Thank You for your cooperation in helping us ensure a safe event for competitors, volunteers and support persons.

Comox Valley Snow to Surf Society, Rick Gibson PRESIDENT


CROSS COUNTRY SKIING “There are many teams that have been in the race since day one. It is truly the celebration of the change of seasons from the snows of winter to the hot of summer.”

Congratulations and thank you for printing locally We're proud to be a community event support

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MTN. BIKING

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“ Fly down the road on race day, stumble up the stairs like a granny the next day”

“The arm bands travel a combined 14,000km per race. Over the 30 years that’s 420,000km”

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CONGRATS ON RUNNING A

World Class Event for 30 Years

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1070 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay BC t: 250.338.0903 Open Mon - Fri 9-5

KAYAKING Each year the kayakers will travel a total of 875km, that’s like paddling 3/4 around Vancouver Island.

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• Heat Pumps • Air Conditioning • Refrigeration • Sheet Metal

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SALES - SERVICE - INSTALLATION

ROAD BIKE Bikes travel 5,250 combined km per race. That’s like riding from Courtenay to Montreal.


Thank You! Jeff Beeston for his great sponsorship over the years The Trail Bicycles Team would like to thank

Congratulations on your 30th Anniversary!

267 Sixth St., Courtenay 250-334-2537 www.skitakhut.com

CANOEING

Thank you to all the support groups residents and friends of the event that come out year after year to volunteer.

The fastest time for the overall race in 2011 was 3 hrs. & 11 min.

“Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” – Fellini

good luck to all teams 15% off with coupon

VOLUNTEERS

Shop. 250.338.3636 2384 Unit C Rosewall Crescent Courtenay, BC V9N 8R9 gourmet@prontissimapasta.com www.prontissimapasta.com prontissimapasta Stop by for Free hot samples on Saturdays Shop hours: Tues to Fri 11a–5:30p Sat 1p–4p, Closed Sun & Mon

Courtenay Central Chiropractic Dr. David Fenneman Chiropractor

GO TEAMS GO!

Proud to have been participating and volunteering for the last 29 Years

362 E. 10th St., Courtenay • 250-334-2224 Next to United Carpet www.courtenaycentralchiropractic.com Serving the Comox Valley and North Island since 1977.

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm 2012 ❯❯ ROYAL LEPAGE COMOX VALLEY SNOW TO SURF ADVENTURE RELAY EVENT

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Mon-Fri 8:30-6:00, Sat 8:30-5, Sun 11-4 DL# 30592

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**MSRP is $29,730 including freight and PDI of $1,640. For all offers license, insurance, applicable taxes and registration are extra. Dealer may sell for less. Dealer trade may be required. #Limited time lease offer based on a new 2012 CR-V LX 4WD model RM4H3CE(S).*3.99% lease APR for 48 months O.A.C. Monthly payment, including freight and PDI, is $328. Downpayment of $3,076.23, first monthly payment, environmental fees and $0 security deposit due at lease inception. Total lease obligation is $18,820.23. Taxes, license, insurance and registration are extra. 96,000 kilometre allowance; charge of $0.12/km for excess kilometer. Dealer may sell for less. Dealer trade may be required. **/#/* Offers valid from April 1st, 2012 through April 30th, 2012 at participating Honda retailers. Offers valid only for British Columbia residents at BC Honda Dealers locations. Offers subject to change or cancellation without notice. Terms and conditions apply. Visit www.bchonda.com or see your Honda retailer for full details.

Island Honda

April 25, 2012  

Section V of the April 25, 2012 edition of the Comox Valley Record

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