Saturday, December 5, 2009


As of September 1, 1985 there were 44 amateur boxing clubs registered in British Columbia
from the Astoria Boxing Club in Vancouver to the Williams Lake Boxing Club under the
direction of L. Albrechtsen.

On Vancouver Island there were clubs in Campbell River, Gold River, Comox, Parksvile-Qualicum,
Nanaimo, Crofton, and Victoria.

There were some old time clubs such as the Spruce Capital club in Prince George, the contact person being Ward Walker, and the Ladner Boxing Club under the leadership of Len Barker and
Darryl Olsen. Another well known club ion the North West of BC was the club in
Prince Rupert under the direction of Dick St. Louis.

Board of Directors of the British Columbia Amateur Boxing Association (BCABA) was comprised
of: Georger Armson,Fred Fuller, Sid Knopp, Bink Bakkan, Marg O'Reily, Bert Lowes,
Stan F. Smith, Glynn Jones, Dave Thompson, Shirley Knopp and Brian Zelley.

No comments:

Post a Comment