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Active for Life Champions: Andrea Carey and PISE

Active for Life Champions: Andrea Carey and PISE
April 17, 2012 No Comments »

Parents often wonder how to start their children in sports. What’s the right age? What kinds of activities are best for kids just starting out? Victoria’s Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence (PISE) has a great answer. PISE runs a program ... Read More »

Jenn Heil on Positive Sports Environments

Jenn Heil on Positive Sports Environments
April 1, 2012 No Comments »

Jenn Heil, Olympic and World Champion Freestyle Mogul Skier, talks about girls in sport and the importance of providing a positive environment for all athletes Read More »

Jennifer Hedger is Active for Life

Jennifer Hedger is Active for Life
March 31, 2012 No Comments »

Meet Jennifer Hedger’s newest project – Jaeger; as she discusses how helping him develop fundamental movement skills and providing him with a positive sport environment are his right Read More »

Steve Nash: the skateboarding basketball superstar

Steve Nash: the skateboarding basketball superstar
March 30, 2012 1 Comment »

Steve Nash is a superstar in the NBA and a successful entrepreneur, but he’s also pretty good on a skateboard and with a soccer ball. Steve is living proof of what children can become when they develop physical literacy. He shows ... Read More »

Justin Bieber: The physically literate superstar

Justin Bieber: The physically literate superstar
March 30, 2012 No Comments »

Canadian teen superstar Justin Bieber is known for hit songs like “Baby” and his concert film Never Say Never. On stage, he’s a great dancer and commands attention with his physical charisma. But growing up, Justin didn’t just spend all his ... Read More »

Jeff Mallett: Yahoo! cofounder talks about the value of sport

Jeff Mallett: Yahoo! cofounder talks about the value of sport
March 30, 2012 No Comments »

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How do you become an “overnight” sports superstar?

How do you become an “overnight” sports superstar?
March 30, 2012 No Comments »

He may not look like a typical professional basketball player, but Jeremy Lin is living up to “Linsanity,” the phrase he’s inspired with his recent stellar play in the NBA. The National Post’s Bruce Arthur captured the phenomenon that is Lin: “But right ... Read More »

The evolution of a non-sporty mom

The evolution of a non-sporty mom
March 30, 2012 No Comments »

Sara Smeaton passes her new confidence on to her kids Read More »

Jennifer Hedger is Active For Life

Jennifer Hedger is Active For Life
March 29, 2012 No Comments »

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Confessions of a non-sporty mom

Confessions of a non-sporty mom
March 28, 2012 1 Comment »

Sara Smeaton knows her kids need to be physically literate, but wonders how to do it Read More »