January 2022 pictures of the month

From basketball on wheels to skating on ice, strong action pictures dominated the photography coverage provided by SAIT’s journalism and photojournalism students this month.

St. Mary’s guard Maitlynn Wilde, right, controls the ball against SAIT Trojans guard Annaliesse Robertson at SAIT’s Campus Centre gym in Calgary on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. St. Mary’s won the women’s basketball game by a score of 68-58 in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference regular-season play. (Photo by Onyinye Ekene-Obi/The Press)
A group of Calgarians socialize at Bowness Park Lagoon in Calgary on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. Bowness Park Lagoon is open from mid-November to mid-March each year, depending on the weather, and boasts free skating and rentals such as ice bikes. (Photo by Emily Meyer/The Press)
Chad Jassman poses for a portrait at Vecova centre in Calgary on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022. Jassman broke his back in a car accident in 2004. Since then, he has competed at two Paralympic Games and three Parapan American Games and won a gold medal at the 2012 London Paralympics. (Photo by Jungmin Ham/The Press)
Leena plays with her birthday balloons at Prince’s Island Park in Calgary on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022. After a party at a bowling alley and lots of cake, Leena’s family went for a walk along the river to celebrate her sixth birthday. (Photo by Paola Hinojosa/The Press)
Calgarians skate across the Bowness Park Lagoon in Calgary on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. Calgarians enjoyed the warmer weather at Bowness Park Lagoon on the weekend, with a chinook breaking a long stretch of freezing temperatures. (Photo by Emily Meyer/The Press)
Lana Cicko runs in a wheelchair to catch a flying ball at the Vecova center gym in Calgary on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022. Wheelchair rugby is a non-stop game with passing, ball carrying and wheelchairs crashing into each other. (Photo by Jungmin Ham/The Press)
Traces of bumping a wheelchair remain on the wheel of a player’s wheelchair at the Vecova center gym in Calgary on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022. Wheelchair rugby is a rough and rumbling sport for men and women, most of whom have quadriplegia. (Photo by Jungmin Ham/The Press)
Anegor Wol, forward, left tries to pass Katelyn Rozdeba, forward, right, at the SAIT gymnasium in Campus Centre in Calgary on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022. The Trojans take the lead in the first period with a score of 26 to 12. However, Rattlers started to catch up with the Trojans in period 3. Within the 4th period, trojans and rattlers had tied, but Rattlers won at the end of the game. (Photo by Reuben Polintan/The Press)
Skiers and snowboarders head down the main trail at Hidden Valley Ski Resort in Elkwater, Alta. on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022. Despite Hidden Valley Ski ResortÕs late opening to the season, skiers and snowboarders got to enjoy temperatures of 6 C.(Photo by Tiana Lang/The Press)
Matur Maluach of the SAIT Trojans drives towards the net during a game against the Medicine Hat Rattlers in men’s basketball action at SAIT’s Campus Centre gym in Calgary on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022. The Trojans defeated the Rattlers 100-66 in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) play. (Photo by Robert Korotyszyn/The Press)
Brynna Turner practices her crossovers at the upper rink at Lake Chapparel in Calgary on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022. Turner has been figure skating for years and took advantage of the weekend’s warm double-digit temperatures to refine some of her skills. (Photo by Livia Hartley/The Press)
Kate Messom, left, Ava Kearl, Celine Quigley and Kendal Russell cheer for their women’s basketball teammates at the SAIT’s Campus Centre gymnasium in Calgary on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022. (Photo by Reuben Polintan/The Press)
A skier takes a spill at the bottom of the main trail at Hidden Valley Ski Resort in Elkwater, Alta. on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022. The fall didn’t stop the skier from getting back in line for the ski lift to go for another run at the slope. (Photo by Tiana Lang/The Press)
A man enjoys a skate on a warmer day at Bowness Park in Calgary on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. (Photo by Ahmed Mahmoud/The Press)
Spectators cheer for the Medicine Hat Rattlers at SAIT’s gymnasium in Campus Centre in Calgary, on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. (Photo by Caroline Esteves/The Press)
A group of ice skaters hold on to each other in Bowness Park in Calgary on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022. A partly sunny day, with temperatures reaching 13 C, saw friends and families flock to outdoor ice rinks all around the city. (Photo by James Martens/The Press)
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