Category: Olympics

1928 Olympic Gold – New Westminster Salmonbellies

They were short of cash, but long on determination.
To claim the pot of gold, the New Westminster Salmonbellies chased the rainbow across a continent and an ocean, literally working their way to the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics. It did not matter that field lacrosse was classed as only a demonstration sport — the Bellies were the Canadian representative team, this was the Olympics, and gold medals and a world title were the coveted prizes.

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