The following is submitted by John Sykes:
Was a left-handed pitcher in the St. Louis Cards farm system
First job was with CKJL,
Working in tandem with Tom Cherrington at CKGM in
1967 - moved to CFOX Montreal as Sports Director and weekend on-air personality.
1969 - moved to
1972 - covered the World Curling
1972 - become Program Director as CKVN changed to rock format, and later was purchased by CHUM Radio.
1973 - moved to CJOR, Vancouver as Sports Director
1974 - chosen as
1974 - Play by play of the Vancouver Whitecaps of the NASL.....
1975 - assumed additional duties as Director of Media Relations for the Whitecaps.
1976 - joined CJJC, Langley as Sports Director. Also handled colour commentary for the New Westminster Bruins Major Junior Hockey broadcasts.
1977 - went into the travel
1986-1996 - sold agency and continued in retail business....as well as part-time radio with CFVR in Abbotsford.
1996-1999 - worked for a local golf course.
1999-2003 - with B.C. Liquor Distribution branch.
2003 – retired
Extensive travel covering World Curling Championships: