Podcast Episode 20: How sports change lives - accessibility in sport matters
This week co-hosts Ellen and Steph are joined by Nicole Durand, who was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus, Julia Rose, whose four-year-old son has a condition that forces him to rely on tubes to survive for 12 hours a day and Ryan Kinsella whose son Quinn has cystic fibrosis. They share their stories on how sports have changed their and their families’ lives, and why accessibility in sport matters. Talk about gaining perspective.
May 27, 2020
Get’cha head in the game
The NBA’s and the NHL’s plans to return to play are well underway, and with the players’ associations now giving the go-ahead, we could be in for a summer of intense action. So much for summertime sadness.
May 25, 2020
So tell me what you want, what you really, really want
There has been a lot of talk over the past few months about the leagues and teams working hard to get their players back in action, which makes us think: what do the players (really, really) want?
May 21, 2020
Jayna Hefford Pt 2
"Through women’s hockey, we can develop more female leaders, and keep girls in sport longer. So what we’re doing is bigger than just hockey."
May 19, 2020
"It’s important for all young girls to know that it’s normal to want to be an athlete and to play women’s hockey, and that there’s great power in that."
May 19, 2020
Runnin’ through the six with my woes
The GIST: Last week, we hinted that the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) might be expanding to Toronto. And yesterday, the league confirmed their plans. It’s like we have ESPN or something.
April 23, 2020