The Olympic Game

I love the Olympic Games. Since I was young, I have been that nerd who sits in front of the TV for two weeks straight, Olympic schedule in hand, following Team Canada, religiously. I yell and cheer at the TV screen when Canada wins, and my heart breaks in moments of anguish when an athlete …

Fan vs. Professional

Understanding the difference between being a fan and being a professional is an important differentiation to be able to make while entering into the sports industry. In some crazy way it happened that I have been working in the sports industry for more than half of a decade (it sounds a lot cooler to say …

Being Canadian Abroad

“Where are you from?” The question that I’ve been asking and answering the most frequently since starting my travels two weeks ago. When I answer with Canada, the usual reaction is excitement, the occasional ‘Oh wow, that’s so far!’ – but generally, it is genuine interest in the country that I am very fortunate to …

Embracing Diversity

Days after returning from my most recent trip I feel inspired, rejuvenated and already excited about my next adventure. I love seeing the world, I love meeting new people, I love learning about new cultures, and I love soaking up the beauty. As I sat down to write my next blog post, I knew I …