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Doris Parkes (born July 22, 1905 in Seattle, Washington) was an athlete that competed in British Columbia in the 1920's and 1930's.

SportsEdit

On July 5, 1910, the Express newspaper had mentioned that Parkes was the winner of a girls race for 5 years and younger during Dominion Day races at Victoria Park in North Vancouver.

From 1926-35, she earned numerous awards for speed skating, cross country skiing, long distance swimming, high diving and canoeing. Competitions took place in areas such as Hollyburn Mountain, Deep Cove, Dundarave, Vancouver, Princeton, Revelstoke and Banff.[1]

Cross Country skiingEdit

In the late 1920's and early 1930's, Doris Parkes was one of several women participating in cross country skiing in Hollyburn, British Columbia. [2]

Women's ice hockeyEdit

Parkes was the founder of the second incarnation of the Vancouver Amazons women's ice hockey club. She founded the new version of the team in 1931.[3] This new version of the Amazons competed for the Alpine Cup at the 1931 Banff Winter Carnival. In addition to ice hockey, she also competed in speed skating at the 1931 carnival.[4] Parkes would be elected Queen of the 1932 Banff Winter Carnival.

ReferencesEdit

  1. You must specify title = and url = when using {{cite web}}.Len Corben (February 11, 2010). . NorthshoreOutlook.com. Retrieved on 28 April 2010.
  2. You must specify title = and url = when using {{cite web}}.. HollyburnHeritageSociety.com. Retrieved on 28 April 2010.
  3. Women on Ice: The Early Years of Women's Hockey in Western Canada, Wayne Norton, p.102, Ronsdale Press, 2009, ISBN 978-1-55380-073-6
  4. Women on Ice: The Early Years of Women's Hockey in Western Canada, Wayne Norton, p.103, Ronsdale Press, 2009, ISBN 978-1-55380-073-6
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