Canadian Athletes

6 Tips To Keep You Out Of Trouble On Race Day

Canada Running Series | Posted 03.15.2016 | Canada Living
Canada Running Series

You've put in all the work -- weeks of uninterrupted training, the long runs, the speed sessions and those hard workouts in the pouring rain -- all to have it unravel at the last minute due to injury or a cramp mid-race. Unfortunately, this can be an all too common scenario afflicting even the most experienced runners.

A Solid Recovery Routine Is A Runner's Secret Weapon

Canada Running Series | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada Living
Canada Running Series

Do you find yourself squeezing in workouts around the rest of your life -- before work, during lunch breaks and in the evening? While your workouts are important, it is also critical to take your recovery seriously -- the little details have a bigger impact on your training quality than you might think.

Winning An Olympic Medal Comes With Great Responsibility

World Vision | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada Impact
World Vision

What most athletes don't think about as they're competing is our responsibility after the big win. I didn't realize at the time that an Olympic medal would mean I could one day make a difference in the world, just by lending my name to a cause.

Sochi 2014: Ten Canadian Athletes to Watch

Gal's Got Game | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada
Gal's Got Game

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi officially kick off on Friday, and after a solid ride in Vancouver in 2010, Canadians have high hopes as we venture away from our home turf. To make the most of your Olympic-viewing experience, keep an eye out for these 10 athletes across a variety of disciplines as they bring their impressive speed, enthusiasm, and finesse to the Winter Games.

I'm Gay, and I'm Supporting Canada's Olympic Team in Sochi

Elizabeth Hawksworth | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Impact
Elizabeth Hawksworth

I've had people ask me if that's what I plan to do, as a bisexual person. But that's where the fact that being gay is only one part of me comes in. I'm also a staunchly patriotic Canadian. And I love the winter Olympics, a lot. There's a crossroads, here, for me. Because the delegation travelling from Canada to Sochi is also comprised of staunchly patriotic Canadians and talented athletes. Some of them happen to be gay. And I want to see them succeed.

The Greatest Athletes Canada Has Ever Produced

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.23.2012 | Canada Living

As the 100th Grey Cup looms, it's hard not to think of the glorious moments of our country's diverse athletic past. While the most recent one that ...

Canadian Moose Takes To Twitter Over Ear Theft

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.06.2012 | Canada

LONDON - A Canadian symbol at the London Olympics has been a victim of theft, and was quick to voice its displeasure on Twitter.The Canadian Moose, a ...