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Tag: Sports – Active Living

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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Swimming versus Running

– The age old question is answered – what is the better method of exercise?

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Warrior Games chance to get back out and live life

– Four members of the Edmonton military community are headed down to Tampa Bay, Fla. to take part in the 2019 Warrior Games, part of a contingent of 36 from across Canada.

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CAF member on target for Pan Am Games

– Every four years, sports fans cheer for athletes gathered at the Pan Am Games from throughout the Americas as they compete in summer sports. Canadians will want to tune in to this year’s games, held in Lima, Peru from July 26 to August 11, as Canada’s own Captain Mark Hynes competes against some of the world’s best shooters.

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Kings Cup 2019 : Team Canada

– The King’s Cup at Henley Royal Regatta will be a race between eight military forces which honours the past, cements and contributes to the Alliances of today and builds towards the future; The King’s Cup will see crews from the original six nations that raced in 1919, Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, the UK and the USA, joined by Germany and the Netherlands.

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An experience to remember at the Warrior Games

– On Friday, June 21st, competition officially began at the U.S. Department of Defense 2019 Warrior Games in Tampa, Florida. As a group of six Team Canada members headed out in the early morning to Eagles Golf Course, Marcel Moreau was getting ready to do something he’d never done before.

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#WhatMovesYou

– This July, on the heels of Warrior Games, Soldier On invites you to lead the #whatmovesyou challenge. As Canadians walk, run, cycle, paddle, golf, fish, and move to the beat of their own drum, we ask #whatmovesyou? Everyone has a unique story about why they are active, moving forward, and soldiering on. We need your …

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Paralympic athlete invested as honorary colonel of 15 Wing Moose Jaw

– Gold-medaled athlete turned honorary colonel, Lisa Franks, brings a new perspective to the Canadian Armed Forces, and provides a vital link between the RCAF and local communities.

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Warrior Games 2019: A stepping-stone to wellness

– Two Canadian military members have been selected to participate in the 2019 Warrior Games, taking place in Tampa Bay, Florida from June 21 to 31.

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NHL All-Star Weekend a healing experience for first Canadian soldier honoured at event

– San Jose, California — Master Corporal Stephen Giza, a Regular Force Canadian Army member and combat veteran, is now the first Canadian soldier to be honoured as part of the NHL All-Star Weekend, the latest edition of which took place January 25-27, 2019 in San Jose, California.

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