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Andy Prest

Andy Prest

Andy Prest is the sports editor for the North Shore News and writes a biweekly humour/lifestyle column. He was given the 2016 George Cadogan Memorial Outstanding Columnist Award by the Canadian Community Newspaper Association. Andy thinks you look really fit these days – have you been working out? Send your sports tips or updates on your humour/lifestyle to Andy at aprest@nsnews.com.

Recent Work by Andy

Tree hunters find enormous Western red cedar in North Vancouver

Tree hunters find enormous Western red cedar in North Vancouver

Dubbed the North Shore Giant, the tree tucked away in a remote corner of Lynn Headwaters Regional Park is said to be the fourth-widest in Canada
Watch: Grizzlies emerge from hibernation at Grouse Mountain wildlife refuge

Watch: Grizzlies emerge from hibernation at Grouse Mountain wildlife refuge

Grinder and Coola stayed in their den for 171 days this winter, their longest ever hibernation period in their 21 seasons at Grouse Mountain.
North Vancouver's Connor Bedard named captain for Team Canada at U18 world championships

North Vancouver's Connor Bedard named captain for Team Canada at U18 world championships

The 16-year-old forward, the only returning player for Team Canada, just became the youngest player in WHL history to score 50 goals in a season.
West Vancouver 14-year-old leads campaign to donate 3,000 sleeping bags to people living on the streets

West Vancouver 14-year-old leads campaign to donate 3,000 sleeping bags to people living on the streets

Zacpacs will be distributed by partner agencies throughout the Greater Vancouver area later this month.
North Vancouver skier Brodie Seger shares lessons learned at first Olympic Games

North Vancouver skier Brodie Seger shares lessons learned at first Olympic Games

Speed racer scores top 10 result thanks to unlikely appearance in slalom
Andy Prest: Get your spyglass ready – the Beijing Olympics begin this week

Andy Prest: Get your spyglass ready – the Beijing Olympics begin this week

The Two Michaels, Mark McMorris, mixed curling, and monobob: these under-the-radar Games are about to get real
North Vancouver skier Brodie Seger ready for his Olympic debut

North Vancouver skier Brodie Seger ready for his Olympic debut

26-year-old part of a young team aiming to make a name for themselves
North Vancouver family takes a shot at Family Feud Canada

North Vancouver family takes a shot at Family Feud Canada

Siblings Martina and Phil Seo, Amazing Race Canada participants in 2018, are back on the small screen, and this time they've brought more family members with them
Unmarked Grave Program aims to give all deceased veterans a proper resting place

Unmarked Grave Program aims to give all deceased veterans a proper resting place

A surprising number of veterans are buried in unmarked graves. This program aims to change that
Lottery ticket sold in West Vancouver hits $10-million jackpot

Lottery ticket sold in West Vancouver hits $10-million jackpot

Check your tickets to see if you have the lucky numbers from last night's draw