Congratulations to Catharine Pendrel on her Bronze in Mountain Bike

The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific is extremely proud that Rio 2016 will be the Olympics with which we have been most involved. Over 40% of all Canadian Olympians are CSI Pacific-affiliated. And we have 13 staff members in a wide variety of disciplines working at the Games. Find out more about all this – including social media at the Games – and more here!

Upcoming Schedule

Rio 2016 Paralympics begin September 7th!

Daily Recap

Bom dia de Rio! Hello from Rio! Here are brief summaries of how CSI Pacific-affiliated athletes are doing at the Games

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Olympic Medal Standings


USA 46 37 38 121
Great Britain 27 23 17 67
China 26 18 26 70
Canada 4 3 15 22

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CSI Pacific-Affiliated Olympians

Today’s featured Olympic athlete:

Catharine Pendrel

Sport: Cycling – Mountain Bike
Born: September 30, 1980
Birthplace: Fredericton, NB
Hometown: Kamloops, BC

Melissa Bishop

Sport: 800m
Born: August 5, 1988
Birthplace: Ottawa, ON
Hometown: Eganville, ON

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CSI Pacific – Who We Are & What We Do

Canadian Sport Institute Pacific

The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific is a key contributor to Canada’s world leading Olympic and Paralympic podium performances. We aim to provide a world class multi-sport daily training environment for athletes and coaches through our expert leadership, services and programs.

Find out more about the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific.

Latest News

TSN 1040

The Sport Market: Wendy Pattenden on Rio 2016

The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s CEO Wendy Pattenden talked to Tom Mayenknecht on The Sport Market on TSN 1040 to discuss the large percentage of Canadian athletes who are either residing or training in British Columbia. Pattenden noted the fact that an impressive 45% of Canada’s Olympic Team is linked to British Columbia, even though…



Impact – Canadian Sport Institute Pacific and viaSport

Kirsten Sharp from Roundhouse Radio 98.3 speaks with Wendy Pattenden, CEO of the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific and Sheila Bouman, CEO of viaSport, about the upcoming Olympics and Paralympics. Elisabeth Walker-Young joins as well to talk about her experience with Via Sport and how sport influenced her life.

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Opening Ceremonies of Rio 2016 Games Friday, August 5th, to put spotlight on record number of Canadian Olympians residing or linked to BC: 141 of 314 members of Team Canada (or 45%). VANCOUVER – The Canadian Olympic Team representing the country at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games August 5th-21st features a large percentage of Canadian…



Canadian beach volleyball team nominated for Rio 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 — TORONTO — On Wednesday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Volleyball Canada officially announced the four teams (eight athletes) nominated to represent Team Canada in beach volleyball at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games from August 5 to 21. The four teams selected include: Sarah Pavan and Heather Bansley; Jamie Broder…


Canadian Elite & Podium Level Athletes: Work With Our Coach & Use Our Facilities!

Starting August 2015 you will have the opportunity to work with Canadian Sport Institute’s Strength & Conditioning Coach, Kit Wong, at the Richmond Olympic Oval’s High Performance Gym. This gym is a big space equipped with eight full racks, Olympic weights and bars, medicine balls, kettlebells, stationary bikes, weight vests, hurdles, plyo boxes, and more.

If you are a Canadian Elite & Podium Level Athlete, find out more here

PODIUM SEARCH program featured on CHEK News

View CHEK News’ story about our recent Podium Search event from May 2015:


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Upcoming Programs & Events

Sport Performance Speaker Series

Please stay tuned for info on our next Sport Performance Speaker Series!
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Brent Hayden The Canadian Sport Institute is the helping hand that Canadian athletes need when they are striving to take the step from good to great. It is an integral part of the Canadian sport system.
2012 Olympic Bronze Medallist
Mission, BC
Kelsey Serwa Training at the Canadian Sport Institute in Whistler gives me the physical advantage I need to become my best. The facility provides athletes with a spectacular training and recovery facility along with useful workshops and certified supplements to ensure Canadian athletes reach their potentials. With help from the CSI staff, we train hard AND we train smart!
2014 Olympic Silver Medallist
Ski Cross
Kelowna, BC