Clothing worn by competitive athletes has changed dramatically over time. Students compare and contrast uniforms worn today with those of the past, and design their own “Uniform of the Future”.
Norma Foster fought against society’s idea that women could not participate equally in sports. Students will learn how she battled discrimination to succeed in the world of karate.
In 1930, the UBC Women’s Basketball Team traveled to Prague where they won the International Women’s Games. Students will view a scrapbook of the trip and write their own correspondence as an athlete far from home. Students will discover how modes of travel and communication have changed.
Students will be inspired by long-distance swimmer Ann Meraw, who set seven world records, four of which still stand.