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  Largest Hockey Stick and Puck-Cowichan Valley sets world record

DUNCAN, Vancouver Island, Canada--The Cowichan Community Centre, in Duncan on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, boasts a 205-foot (62.48 m), 61,000 pounds (28,118 kgs) hockey stick -setting the world record for the Largest Hockey Stick and Puck.
   Photo: The World's Largest Hockey Stick & Puck was originally commissioned by the Government of Canada as part of the Expo '86 World's Fair Exposition in Vancouver. Photo courtesy of the World's Largest Hockey Stick & Puck Society (enlarge photo)   

  Facts on the Biggest Hockey Stick & Puck" in the world:
  Quick Description: This hockey stick is 40 times the size of a regular hockey stick.
  Year built: 1985
  Material: Douglas Fir beams reinforced with steel
  
  -The World's Largest Hockey Stick & Puck is 40 times life size.
  -The shaft and blade of the stick are made in sections with steel-reinforced Douglas Fir beams measuring 3 foot by 4 foot (91.44 cm by 1.2192 m) for a total length of 205 feet (62.48 metres).   
  - The stick weighs 28,118 kg (61,000 pounds) and was built in Penticton BC.

   The final product was trucked to Vancouver in two pieces, spliced together on the ground, then lifted into position on August 21, 1985.
  - After the fair in Vancouver, the hockey stick was transported to Vancouver Island by barge and 3 flat bed trucks exactly two years later, on August 21, 1987.
  - The World's Largest Hockey Stick & Puck was dedicated at the Cowichan Community Centre in Duncan on May 21, 1988, two years to the day after Expo '86 opened.

     June 28, 2008

 
 
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