WINDSOR

Wow, what a week! It's been incredible to be back competing with a club this year. The "family" atmosphere and support is something I haven't experienced since I moved from Calgary back in 2012. They tell us that as the National Team, we inspire the younger generation, but the same can be said about those …

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DAY 3 IN JAPAN

Alright - DAY 3 We are on our way to Kyoto where we will be visiting temples, learning how to meditate and then meeting our Host Family, where we will be staying for the evening. We left our hotel in Tokyo bright and early to make our way to the Shinkansen. (Bullet Train).... We arrived, …

Day 2 in JAPAN

Here is my entry from Day 2 in JAPAN!! "As yesterday was a very busy day visiting and having presentations, day 2 was more chill and had a lot relating to the athletes of this trip! We went to visit the National Sports Centre and the Nippon sport science university! What an incredible facility! The …

WE’RE HERE!!

WE ARE AT THE CANADIAN QUALIFIER!! I must admit to you all that I have never competed at a qualifier before. The last time I was in competition with a club was 2012 and Qualifiers hadn't been invented yet.... This sounds like a sentence I would say that started with ".... Back in my day..." …

Day 1 in JAPAN

As jet lag had set in with great intensity, I did not sleep much of my 1st evening in Tokyo, forcing myself to stay in bed waiting to fall asleep again I eventually caved and went out for a walk. My walk took me around the corner to the 711 where I was greeted with …

IT’S OVER :( **CUE THE UGLY CRYING**

The opportunity to come to Tokyo and just spend a week travelling, seeing the culture and experiencing what we experienced is nothing short of extraordinary.... and of course, the role of my time in Japan was to promote and share what we learnt so I will soon be sharing my diary entries from each day …