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New Balance Headlines My Personal Style Guide

If you see me in public, you’ll probably catch me in New Balance or Lululemon. I try to dress somewhat respectable. I’m not walking the streets in a suit and tie, but I don’t like going around in a ripped-up hoodie and jeans, either. I like to strike a happy medium, which means I often […]

How I Learned College Lacrosse Recruiting Is a Business

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College lacrosse recruiting can be overwhelming, especially when you’re not American. When I was going through my college lacrosse recruitment, I didn’t know much. I was a Canadian kid who didn’t grow up with the American college sports system surrounding me. I didn’t know how it worked. I was flying blind. I know I wasn’t […]

Wes Berg Music Playlist Is Heavy on 1970s & 1980s Rock

Wes Berg shared his music playlist, featuring 18 songs that are important to him, with most of them rock 'n roll from the 1970s and 1980s.

Welcome to the Wes Berg Music Playlist. These 18 songs encapsulate a slice of my music tastes and show you what I’m listening to on a regular basis. I don’t have a favorite tune or theme song, and I prefer to spread out through multiple genres. I like Bob Marley, some old school hip hop, […]

From Coquitlam to San Diego – How I Made It

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Before the championships, before the professional contracts, and before the gold medal, there was Coquitlam. Growing up, box lacrosse was lacrosse. Field was barely an option in Coquitlam, British Columbia, where I lived. Not until I was already leaving for college did the field game build any real presence in the area. Some schools had […]

Wes Berg: Lacrosse Gear I Can’t Function Without

Wes Berg Lacrosse Gear

The most important feature of lacrosse gear is functionality. It’s nice to look good. But I know I’d rather have my funny bone protected and my movement be as free as possible than to flex and flaunt. That explains what you’ll find in my gear bag. To start off my gear bag rundown, I use […]

My Top 5 All-Time Favorite Movies

NLL pro Wes Berg shares his top five favorite movies of all time and gives a little insight into what makes each one special to him.

I’ve watched a few movies in my day – some good, some bad, some horrendous. But a select few have stood out to me as classics that must be remembered. These are my top five favorite movies. Slapshot When I was playing hockey as a kid, this movie would constantly get played at tournaments while […]