Introducing the Active for Life Role Models

Introducing the Active for Life Role Models

Influential Canadians spread the word about physical literacy

Role Models

Steve Nash: the skateboarding basketball superstar

Steve Nash: the skateboarding basketball superstar

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

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 ... Read More»

Justin Bieber: The physically literate superstar

Justin Bieber: The physically literate superstar

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

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 ... Read More»

How do you become an “overnight” sports superstar?

How do you become an “overnight” sports superstar?

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

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. ... Read More»

The evolution of a non-sporty mom

The evolution of a non-sporty mom

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

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

Confessions of a non-sporty mom

Confessions of a non-sporty mom

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

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

Alexandre Despatie is Active for Life

Alexandre Despatie is Active for Life

March 3, 2012, No Comments on Alexandre Despatie is Active for Life

Canadian Olympic diver Alexandre Despatie at the 2011 Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa gives us a look into how he developed the skills to be the most successful diver in ... Read More»

Victoria FireFighters are Active for Life

Victoria FireFighters are Active for Life

February 14, 2012, No Comments on Victoria FireFighters are Active for Life

Have you ever thought about what it takes to be a firefighter? Victoria’s Firefighters describe how sport and physical activity helped them get to where they are today Read More»

Patrick Chan’s success due to many sports

Patrick Chan’s success due to many sports

January 27, 2012, No Comments on Patrick Chan’s success due to many sports

Canadian Figure Skater and World Champion Patrick Chan works out with Olympians Alex Bilodeau and Erik Guay and talks about his success in figure skating Read More»