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Athletes With IMPACT

From pros to weekend warriors, our Athletes With IMPACT are guaranteed to inspire. No couch potatoes here.

Jason Pohl

From Hockey Heartbreak to IRONMAN Success

Despite a major health setback in his youth and a slew of injuries later, IRONMAN athlete Jason Pohl keeps ascending the podium

The Comeback Ice Princess

Canadian figure skating pair Maxime Deschamps and Deanna Stellato-Dudek won gold at the 2024 World Figure Skating Championships in Montreal in March, acclaiming 40-year-old Stellato-Dudek as the oldest female figure skater to win this title.
Leanna Carriere and Dr. Timm Döbert

Flyway Heroes

Adventure, science and athletic performance sum up Wings of Survival, a 30,000-kilometre human and avian expedition for endurance athlete Leanna Carriere and ecologist Timm Döbert.

Conquering Mountains

A week after competing in his first Olympic games in Beijing, halfpipe snowboarder Liam Gill found himself in spectacularly different terrain: teaching kids to shred in the bush in the Northwest Territories.
Martinus Evans

Leading the Charge from the Back

Martinus Evans didn’t set out to be a game changer in the sport of running, yet through the development of the Slow AF Run Club, that’s exactly what he’s doing. Born and raised in Detroit,...
Nicole Rakowski

Pillar of Strength

A gold medal around her neck, Nicole Rakowski beams at the camera clad in a sparkly blue string bikini, silver dangle earrings, and four-inch crystal “posing” heels. It was her first bodybuilding competition, but the...
David Nicholson, Olympic Powerlifter

David Nicholson is Achieving His Dream

Fireworks illuminate the nighttime vault; beneath the spectacle, Brandenburg Gate; beneath the gate, a thousand-strong multitude; within the multitude, one David Nicholson; and, upon his neck, three gold medals and a single silver. Nicholson, a...
Jill Wheatley is climbing the world's 14 highest peaks

Pursuing Peak Perspective

The world’s 14 tallest peaks range between 8,012 and 8,848 metres but are somehow no comparison to the mountains Jill Wheatley has already conquered. What started out as a normal Wednesday for a sports...
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Matt Devine is Cycling Across Canada for Purpose

In three to five years, Matt Devine was told he would likely have a major medical event like a heart attack or stroke—and it would likely end his life. A horrible statistic for anyone,...
Latoya Snell Athlete with IMPACT

Fighting the Stigma

Latoya Shauntay Snell remembers the time well. It was about a week before Hurricane Sandy hit land and devastated the U.S. that Snell received a devastating diagnosis of her own. Snell’s doctor told her that...

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