Thunder Rugby Ball by Richard Hunt a Huge Success!

Richard Hunt forwarded this beautiful design for our new ball, Thunderbird on a Comet!   Thank you Richard!

Thanks to our supporters for the incredible support & interest over the new Richard Hunt “Thunderbird on a comet” rugby balls.  We’ve sold out our first order and have ordered more.

Balls are $50  for training balls & $70 for match balls plus shipping costs! Contact jlyall@thunderrugby.ca for more details.

Richard Hunt with new Thunder ball

Richard Hunt ( Kwakwaka’wakw) is a Canadian First Nations artist from coastal British Columbia.

Hunt was born in 1951 at Alert Bay, B.C., but has lived most of his life in Victoria, B.C. On his father’s side, he is a descendant of the renowned Native ethnologist George Hunt. He began carving at the age of thirteen. In 1973 he began carving with his father Henry Hunt at Thunderbird Park at the British Columbia Provincial Museum in Victoria.

In 1991, Hunt was inducted into the Order of British Columbia. He is also a member of the Order of Canada.

 

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