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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

A new indoor mountain bike park is coming to the old Capilano Mall Sears location

A new indoor mountain bike park is coming to the old Capilano Mall Sears location

The founder of the indoor bike park coming to North Vancouver is hoping to have the facility ready to roll in February of 2023
The fight ends for ALS advocate Greg Gowe, while others take up his cause

The fight ends for ALS advocate Greg Gowe, while others take up his cause

North Vancouver's Greg Gowe built an organization tasked with ending ALS, all while battling against the devastating disease himself
Precious ring mistakenly tossed into sea found by teen with metal detector

Precious ring mistakenly tossed into sea found by teen with metal detector

This North Vancouver woman counts herself extremely blessed after a friendly neighbour helped her find a cherished ring that slipped from her finger
Carson Graham grads reunite on national U20 rugby team

Carson Graham grads reunite on national U20 rugby team

North Vancouver’s Joe McNulty and Logan Weidner both suited up for Canada’s U20 national rugby team at the 2022 Canada Conference tournament held in Guelph in August. 🏉
Andy Prest: Cheers to the Cheshire Cheese, and all those restaurants that create lifelong memories

Andy Prest: Cheers to the Cheshire Cheese, and all those restaurants that create lifelong memories

Nothing makes a lasting impression quite like a favourite family diner from your childhood.
A craft beer and music festival is coming to the North Van Shipyards in October

A craft beer and music festival is coming to the North Van Shipyards in October

The Brewhalla Beer and Music Festival will feature beverages from North Shore breweries, as well as local musicians playing on two stages
'Shivers down my spine': A hockey fan recalls being in Moscow for the 1972 Summit Series

'Shivers down my spine': A hockey fan recalls being in Moscow for the 1972 Summit Series

North Vancouver’s Wayne Hussey travelled to Moscow 50 years ago to witness history, alongside a few thousand other lucky Canadians. 🏒
High school football season kicks off for North Shore teams

High school football season kicks off for North Shore teams

Carson Graham and Handsworth hit the field for exhibition games, while West Van, Windsor and Argyle gear up for season openers
Andy Prest: KidSport volunteer remembered as fierce advocate for young athletes

Andy Prest: KidSport volunteer remembered as fierce advocate for young athletes

Karen Lidster co-founded a North Shore charity devoted to helping kids stay active in sports
North Van's Cheshire Cheese Restaurant is closing for good

North Van's Cheshire Cheese Restaurant is closing for good

The family diner with a distinct English pub vibe opened 36 years ago as one of the original tenants of Lonsdale Quay Market 🍻