This BLOG is primarily focused on the lighter side of sports. My weekly cartoons take a look at things from a different angle and try to comment on a given issue or find the humor in others. Sports, for so many reasons, can be taken far too seriously and I try to have fun with that.
Today’s news of Luc Bourdon’s sudden and tragic passing really puts all of that into perspective.
Luc was a great young defenceman with the Vancouver Canucks, an up and coming talent who was just beginning to find his stride. My thoughts are with his family, friends and Canucks fans across the globe. I’m sure all sports fans will join me in saying too soon Luc, too soon.
UPDATE: Look for my StraightJAB tribute to Luc next Thursday in June 5th’s Georgia Straight.
Read more on TSN.