The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and the Canadian Sport Institute Network (CSIN) have announced a substantial partnership and high performance sport funding agreement.

The new multi-year, $3 million direct investment will be provided by the COC and the Canadian Olympic Foundation (COF), along with additional funds from the CPC, to the CSIN in order to enhance and assist its mandate of delivering world-class, multi-sport daily training environments. This partnership will also align all seven CSIN members under the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network.

Olympics Podborski 1Steve Podborski (alpine skiing) leads athlete discussion panel. From left: Josh Vander Vies (doubles boccia), Brent Hayden (swimming), John Moonlight (rugby sevens), Darcy Marquardt (rowing), Christine Girard (weightlifting), Richard Hortness (swimming) and Trevor Hirschfield (wheelchair rugby).

Photo: Richard Lam, Canadian Olympic Committee

Olympics Mckeown 2

Monica McKeown of the Canadian Sport Institute demonstrates the first bike to measure the neuromechanical (NM) and physiological measurement techniques of high performance athletes at the CSIN lab. From left: Steve Podborski (alpine skiing), Trent Stellingwerff (Canadian Sport Institute), Marcel Aubut (President, Canadian Olympic Committee), Hon. Bal Gosal (Minister of State, Sport), Hon. Alice Wong (Minister of State, Seniors), Karen O'Neill (CEO, Canadian Paralympic Committee).

Photo: Richard Lam, Canadian Olympic Committee

Olympics Group 3

Group photo from left: Steve Podborski (alpine skiing), Hon. Bal Gosal (Minister of State, Sport), John Moonlight (rugby sevens), Hon. Alice Wong, (Minister of State, Seniors), Brent Hayden (swimming), Marcel Aubut (President, Canadian Olympic Committee), Josh Vander Vies (doubles boccia), Karen O'Neill (CEO, Canadian Paralympic Committee), Ken Bagnell (Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network Liaison), Trevor Hirschfield (wheelchair rugby), Darcy Marquardt (rowing), Christine Girard (weightlifting), Canadian National Field Hockey Team members and Wheelchair Rugby Team members.

Photo: Richard Lam, Canadian Olympic Committee

Olympics Aubert 4

Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut greets Canadian Paralympic Committee CEO Karen O'Neill.

Photo: Richard Lam, Canadian Olympic Committee

Image with caption: "Monica McKeown of the Canadian Sport Institute demonstrates the first bike to measure the neuromechanical (NM) and physiological measurement techniques of high performance athletes at the CSIN lab. From left: Steve Podborski (alpine skiing), Trent Stellingwerff (Canadian Sport Institute), Marcel Aubut (President, Canadian Olympic Committee), Hon. Bal Gosal (Minister of State, Sport), Hon. Alice Wong (Minister of State, Seniors), Karen O’Neill (CEO, Canadian Paralympic Committee). Photo: Richard Lam, Canadian Olympic Committee (CNW Group/Canadian Olympic Committee)". 

Image with caption: "Group photo from left: Steve Podborski (alpine skiing), Hon. Bal Gosal (Minister of State, Sport), John Moonlight (rugby sevens), Hon. Alice Wong, (Minister of State, Seniors), Brent Hayden (swimming), Marcel Aubut (President, Canadian Olympic Committee), Josh Vander Vies (doubles boccia), Karen O’Neill (CEO, Canadian Paralympic Committee), Ken Bagnell (Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network Liaison), Trevor Hirschfield (wheelchair rugby), Darcy Marquardt (rowing), Christine Girard (weightlifting), Canadian National Field Hockey Team members and Wheelchair Rugby Team members. Photo: Richard Lam, Canadian Olympic Committee (CNW Group/Canadian Olympic Committee)". 

 

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Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440By Zuzana Prochazka

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