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The Island has several sports that can be considered narrow in interest, compared with the more widespread ice hockey or baseball, but deep in passion among those who play or follow them. Volleyball, rugby, field hockey, cricket and lacrosse are examples. Narrow and deep is better for producing results, from the grassroots to national and international level, than widespread but shallow. article continues below Island volleyball has long produced Olympians, bookending the likes of Claremont grad Greg Russell at Montreal in 1976 to the most current crop that included Martin Reader of Comox on the beach at London 2012 and Claremont grads Jamie Broder on the beach and Canadian captain Fred Winters indoors at Rio 2016.

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