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Tag: Sports – Active Living

Ready Aye Ready for a championship: HMCS York cheers the Raptors

– History made with Canadians, ashore and at sea, cheering for Canada’s team.

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Hockey Night in Oman

– It was April 27, a Saturday night, when HMCS Regina was alongside in Muscat, Oman for a port visit during Operation ARTEMIS.

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Emotional moment at Juno Beach for 95-year-old Veteran and Battlefield cyclists

– When 95-year-old Second World War veteran Russell Kaye set foot on Juno Beach for his first time since D-Day, he wasn’t making his steps in its dark brown sand alone.

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Smart Training – it’s a balancing act!

– Being physically active is one of the most important things anyone can do to stay healthy and fit.  Regular physical activity can help you feel more energized, look better and live longer.  Many chronic diseases such as diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, cancer, depression, and heart disease can be prevented or at least considerably improved with a prescription of daily exercise. The bottom line is that regular physical activity will not only improve your quality of life, it may actually save your life!

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Canadian soldier survives ‘disaster’ on Mount Everest

– A Canadian Armed Forces soldier says his military training was crucial to surviving a harrowing ascent to the summit of Mount Everest that turned deadly for one of his teammates.

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1 CAD Member Completes Boston Marathon Bucket List Item

– Lieutenant-Colonel Eric Travis, who works for A4 Maintenance, 1 Canadian Air Division, did not let the cheering and shouting young women of Wellesley College distract him during his participation in the 2019 Boston Marathon on April 15.

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60 Seconds with NCdt Jack Murphy, Crew member, The King’s Cup at Henley Royal Regatta

– Hi. I’m NCdt Murphy, the bow seat here with The King’s Cup crew

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Breaking Provincial Records

– Corporal Rebecca Garand, of the 2nd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, was delighted with her showing at the Canadian powerlifting championship that took place on March 8 in Ottawa. She is now the strongest female Quebecker in her class.

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Giving their all

– On the afternoon of 22 March, six women and ten men—civilians and military members—were at Saint-Jean Garrison, competing at the very first weightlifting competition organized by the Personnel Support Programs (PSP).

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CAF crew honoured to join history and celebrate diversity at elite rowing regatta

– “Your achievement is a badge of honour for life, and your names will always be on the pages of history.” That’s how LCdr Peter Reed, OBE, three-time Olympic rowing gold medalist and five-time rowing world champion for Britain, described the accomplishment of King’s Cup rowers, including a Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) crew comprised of Officer cadets, Naval cadets and recent graduates of the Royal Military College of Canada, at this year’s Henley Royal Regatta in England, July 5-7.

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