athlete blog posts

Silken & Ross Rebagliati

Feb
17
Silken and Ross at CBC Radio's Studio 40 in Vancouver!

Canada is Hockey Crazy

Feb
17
Ok, it's official. Canada is hockey crazy.  In Canada Place tonight I have never witnessed more screaming red and white grown men and women in my entire life.  And this is the first game. My son was working me hard to get one of the two tickets to the game, but a night out with my fiancée... more

The Magic Torch

Nov
02
The biggest thrill in carrying the Olympic Flame as one of Canada’s first runners (ok, walkers) was having my kids on the Legislature lawns watching on. Actually screaming is a better word, Kate was on my fiancé’s shoulders screaming “Go Mommy” as if I was competing in an Olympic final.... more

What the Olympic Torch means to me

Nov
02
To me the Olympics are really simple. They are about young people who have found the courage to dream and put it all out there. Kids who one day were inspired by something and said “I want to do that.”  And by some miracle they started doing, and they found others to support their dream,... more

Balance and Unbalance

Nov
20
Every year as I hit the peak of my busy speaking season, I feel out of balance. I lament at how out of shape I am, how out of control my life feels, how little time I am spending with my friends, how disconnected I am with my yoga practice. It is a different version of the same story each... more

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