Introducing the Active for Life Role Models

Introducing the Active for Life Role Models

Influential Canadians spread the word about physical literacy

Role Models

Could I become a hockey mom?

Could I become a hockey mom?

April 17, 2012, 2 Comments on Could I become a hockey mom?

Non-sporty mom Sara Smeaton ponders our national game Read More»

Active for Life Champions: Andrea Carey and PISE

Active for Life Champions: Andrea Carey and PISE

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

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 ... Read More»

Jenn Heil on Positive Sports Environments

Jenn Heil on Positive Sports Environments

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

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 on Jennifer Hedger is Active for Life

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 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»