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Orest Korbutt Theatre

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The Orest Korbutt Theatre celebrates some of the greatest sporting achievements in Albertan and Canadian history. These extraordinary moments from Alberta's rich sport heritage are captured forever and displayed proudly in our 40 seat theatre. Our Beyond the Classroom Education Packages are held in this room to help our youth be inspired by their sport heroes.

Discover these facts and much more!

  • Glen Gorbous achieved the world record for the longest throw of a baseball; 135.89 meters (445 feet 10 inches)
  • Jackie Parker was nicknamed "Ol' Spaghetti Legs" while playing for the 1954 Edmonton Eskimos Grey Cup Championship team
  • Christine Nordhagen is hailed the Pioneer of women's wrestling
  • Susan Nattrass was the first woman to compete in the Olympics in shooting events