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Tag: Sports – Active Living

ICSPP 2020 – Bridging Science and Practice

– CFMWS’ Human Performance Research and Development, Directorate of Fitness, Personnel Support Programs (PSP) is in full swing preparing to host the fifth International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance (ICSPP) from 11-14 February 2020 in Quebec City.

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RCAF runner fares well at world-level championships

– World Masters Athlete Major Serge Faucher competed recently at the North, Central America and Caribbean Region of WMA Championships, coming home with a personal bronze and a team silver.

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Shearwater technician shows his strength

– 12 Wing Shearwater’s Master Corporal Gabriel Auclair earned the number one spot at the 2019 World Masters Olympic Weightlifting Championships.

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Boots 4 Pups Citadel Canine Society hosts annual Cpl. Nathan Cirillo Memorial Cup Challenge

– To honour a fallen Canadian hero while also raising funds for a noble cause, the Boots 4 Pups Citadel Canine Society annually holds the Cpl. Nathan Cirillo Memorial Cup Challenge in Ottawa.

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DT News: the annual Imjin Classic and congratulations to the Office of Disability Management

– In 1952, during a break in the Korean War, these two Canadian regiments played their original championship game on the frozen Imjin River, and a military tradition was born.

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Korean-Canadian officer proud to be part of Imjin Hockey Classic

– By Steven Fouchard, Army Public Affairs Ottawa, Ontario — Captain Han Choi was just a boy in his native South Korea when he first heard the story of the Battle of Kapyong. Taking place over two days in April of 1951, it saw a battalion of 700 Canadians mount a successful defence against a Chinese …

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Inaugural “Paddle Against Poverty” Dragon Boat Race at CFB Halifax

– CFB Halifax Base Commander and NDWCC Champion Capt(N) Dave Mazur took fundraising creativity to a new level with the inaugural “Paddle Against Poverty” Dragon Boat Race! On October 21, five teams of fundraisers – comprised of military and civilian Defence Team members – took to the waters of Lake Banook in Dartmouth. CFB Halifax and …

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Sailor prevails in marathon feat

– Running the Victoria Goodlife Fitness Marathon in full firefighter gear with the heavy breathing apparatus had a “surreal feel to it” admits Chief Petty Officer Second Class Chris Fraser.

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NDWCC 2019 Launch

– The launch of this year’s National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign (NDWCC) started off strong in the National Capital Region (NCR) as armed forces members and civilian defence team members took to the water for the annual VCDS canoe race.

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Junior sailor plots course for success

– Heidi Maier,13, says she has been swept away by the power of sailing. The Grade 8 student has found competitive success harnessing the wind, and a healthy activity, during eight years with the Canadian Forces Sailing Association (CFSA)  Junior Program.

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