Silken in the Media

As one of Canada's most recognizable Olympians and a well-known motivational speaker, Silken is often asked to comment on current issues by the media. Listed below are links to articles in the media that include comments by Silken.

Club Business International

Silken was interviewed by Club Business International for their member newsletter. Silken was a keynote speaker at IHRSA's 2009 Annual International Convention and Trade Show in San Diego.

Silken hits the airwaves across Canada

On July 7, 2010, Silken participated in a series of twelve live radio interviews with CBC Morning Shows across Canada.  The topic of discussion revolved around a new study from Iowa State University, in regards to the effects of screen time on kids - in particular to short attention span... more

G20 spouses to brunch with Canadian women of distinction

By Kathleen Harris, Paliamentary Bureau Winnipeg Sun TORONTO — Wives of the world's most powerful men will break bread with some of Canada's most distinguished women Sunday. It will be a brunch brimming with girl power as spouses of the G20 leaders enjoy brunch with some of Canada's most... more

Advocate Aims to Get Kids Active

By Bruce Bartlett, Telegraph Journal SAINT JOHN - Canadian Olympic rower and youth recreation advocate Silken Laumann drew more than 250 people to the annual PRO Kids $100-a-plate, fundraising dinner at the Delta Brunswick hotel Thursday night. "I've been passionate about physical... more

Ready to strut

By Heather Toskan, It's time to strut out Canada's best designers. All eyes will be on the runway as at least 40 fashion designers showcase their latest fall and winter 2010 lines at LG Fashion Week at Toronto's Allstream Centre at Exhibition Place this week. The Power of... more