A man who made Yellowknifers proud winning bronze at the Summer Olympics in Brazil last year will try and do it all again, tomorrow. Akeem Haynes is competing in the Canadian men’s 4 x 100-metre relay at the World Athletics Championships in London, England. For early-rising fans, heats begin at 3:55 a.m. (MDT). If Canada qualifies for the finals, Haynes will be racing for gold at 2:50 p.m.
After being a nomad around North America following my semi-debauched post-secondary days, I put down my roots in Yellowknife in 2006. I’ve been keeping this sports seat warm with NNSL for the better... More by James McCarthy