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Mark McMorris

Mark McMorris — The Comeback Kid

It was March 25, 2017 and the last jump of the day for Mark McMorris – a fun day of filming backcountry snowboarding with brother Craig and friends. He had done the jump earlier...
Flames Assistant General Manager Chris Snow

Chris Snow is Striving for a Cure

The diagnosis in June of 2018 was a devastating one for Chris Snow. He had ALS and was given six to 18 months to live. The deadly disease had already claimed his father, two of...
Marathon Runner Gives Back

Marathon Runner Gives Back to Front-Line Workers

There’s a wall in Yana Hempler’s Victoria home decorated with extraordinarily expensive wallpaper. A patchwork quilt of race bibs adorn the space guarded by a fringe of medals. There’s her local Vancouver Island Race...
Mandy Gill

Work Out in the Snow

There is nothing quite like being outside in nature with inches of snow under your feet, no matter your level of fitness. While you’re moving your body, enjoying the scenic views, crisp fresh air,...
Dr. Matthew Galati

Running to Recovery

Toronto’s Dr. Matthew Galati ran 30 kilometres in August and you’ll be gobsmacked to learn the journey he’s travelled to complete this distance. While driving in the early morning of January 28, 2013 to his...
Keith Ashton

Defying Age & COVID-19

The tears of joy and emotion were for all to see at the finish line of the 40th Annual GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon in October 2019. He had done it. Keith Ashton at 80...
Kate Wright poses with her field hockey stick

Scoring Sweet Perspective

She’s an elite athlete with something to say. But Kate Wright, the Canadian women’s field hockey team captain since 2014, concedes her story might not follow the typical formula. “In my experience, every time I hear someone...
Sam Effrah, running to recovery.

Getting Back On Track

On a good day, Sam Effah runs 100 metres in about 10.2 seconds So when the elite Canadian athlete found himself barely able to make his way across the room as he recovered from hip...
Haley Daniels Olympic Hopeful

Olympic Mindset

Haley Daniels opens up about her battles, successes and advocating for mental health
Plexiglass dividers for fitness studios and gyms like Fit in 30 Minutes

COVID-19’s Impact On The Fitness Industry

How gyms and fitness studios are adapting to a new normal from the pandemic.
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Harmony – Adventures for an Active Lifestyle

A new residential development in Springbank is focusing on creating recreational amenities for all the family.
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The research that goes into buying a new home can be a time-intensive process. While many homebuilder websites give house hunters a taste of what...
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Running Shoe Technology Takes a Huge Leap Forward

As a runner are you often confused about which shoes to buy? We all have favourites that have been tried and tested over many...
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How To Travel Responsibly & Successfully

Let’s get down to brass tacks: you’re visiting Golden because it’s special - and what makes it special is that so much of the...
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