WECAN Help You Heal

The Agony of Injury Athletes get hurt, a lot — especially in high-risk sports — and the long road back to the field of play can be uncertain, challenging, and soul-crushingly hard.  Knees, brains, shoulders, hips, and yes, hearts, are broken, damaged, strained, pulled, and torn apart. Physics always wins. But athletes heal, too. They…

WECAN Orbit the Stars

Picture this: a network of satellites zooming through space, in orbit high above Planet Figure Skating. They receive signals from “stars” on the icy surface below. The satellites then process these signals and transmit back key information to the surface, which is used by the stars to optimize and realize their best performance. Kelly Quipp…

WECAN Be Nimble

Be nimble, be quick. Isn’t that how the old nursery rhyme goes?  While Jack is busy jumping over candlesticks in preparation for the upcoming Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, we present lesson number one in the IST Lowdown: ISTs are nimble and ISTs are quick. The Integrated Support Team (IST) – a collection of experts…

The COPSI Network Announces WECAN Beijing Campaign Ahead of Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games

VICTORIA (December 14th, 2021) – From far and wide, Canadian Olympians and Paralympians have shown the world their uniqueness, grit, and talent – and continue to push the envelope on what it means to be an athlete.   The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute (COPSI) Network, is excited to announce the release of the…

SMAC Sport Medicine Advisory Committee

Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): October 21, 2021

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: Please Note: The SMAC COVID-19 Advisory will no longer be released bi-weekly and will be issued ‘as required’. Please continue to request information via the SMAC CMOs and/or members of the COVID-19 Task Force. — Review of Tokyo Games Having returned from the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games it is worthwhile to…

News - CSI Pacific and TeamBC

Team BC and Canadian Sport Institute Pacific Announce Revamped Team BC Games Prep Program for 2022 Canada Summer Games

For Immediate Release June 30, 2021 In March 2020, Team BC partnered with Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific) to create the Team BC Games Prep Program, an initiative to help the province’s best athletes prepare for the Canada Games. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the postponement of the Canada Summer Games to 2022,…

SMAC Sport Medicine Advisory Committee

Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): June 30, 2021

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: COVID-19 Pre-Games Testing As Playbook 3 has been released with updated information from Tokyo 2020 and the Japanese government, the following information is vital for all teams headed to Tokyo this summer. It is recommended for all athletes and staff travelling to Tokyo for the Games to read the Playbook…

SMAC Sport Medicine Advisory Committee

Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): Apr 1, 2021

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: Disease Update: As we move into April of 2021 the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 world-wide is over 126 million with over 101 million recovered and 2,766,000 deaths. A number of new variants originating in the UK, South Africa and Brazil have recently been identified. In Canada we have over…