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  • Who: Cowichan Community Centre

  • What: Largest hockey stick

  • Where: Canada

The largest hockey stick is 62.48 m (205 ft) long, weighs 28.12 tonnes (62,000 lb) and was commissioned by Canada's Federal Government for the Canadian Pavilion at the Expo 1986, in Vancouver, Canada. Since 21 May 1988 the hockey stick is displayed alongside of the Cowichan Community Centre in Duncan, Vancouver Island, Canada.

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.

 

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