Athlete Advance

Canadian Sport Institute Pacific Announces 2023 Athlete Advance with Focus on Safe Sport

VICTORIA, BC (February 23, 2023) – Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific) is proud to announce the dates for their signature event for BC’s high-performance athletes, Athlete Advance 2023. Operating for over ten years, the Athlete Advance is designed to educate and inspire British Columbia’s future and current Olympic, Paralympic, and World Championship athletes in…

Wendy Pethick

Victoria’s Wendy Pethick named top Canadian sports scientist by Own the Podium

Post from Victoria Times-Colonist, October 25, 2020 View original post: Only the Tokyo Olympics were postponed, not the humidity. That still awaits. Canadian athletes can thank Wendy Pethick if they acclimatize well to the 30-plus degree summer temperatures expected next year in Japan for the pandemic-delayed 2020 Plus One Olympics and Paralympics. The manager…

Canadian MTB

Cycling Canada announces 2018 NextGen MTB athletes: Squad includes riders from across Canada, from B.C. to Nova Scotia

Post courtesy Canadian MTB Magazine Cycling Canada has announced the athletes that will be part of its MTB NextGen program for 2018, including riders ranging from across the country, B.C. to Nova Scotia. The NextGen program is designed to provide athletes with the support needed to move seamlessly into the elite ranks and deliver international…

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Calling all future Olympians: RBC Training Ground expands nationwide search

10 provinces will now host local testing combines to identify new talent Post courtesy TORONTO (January 16, 2018) — Today RBC, in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), Canadian Olympic Foundation (COF), CBC Sports and the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute (COPSI) Network is announcing it will be intensifying its search for…

Trent Stellingwerff

Trent Stellingwerff on Nutrition Strategies for Endurance Sports

Click here to listen to Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s Director of Performance Solutions Trent Stellingwerff on Sigma Nutrition Radio. The podcast discusses: Nutritional considerations for the endurance athlete Nutrient metabolism and metabolic demands of endurance sport Why mitochondrial biogensis is king Carbohydrate periodization strategies and low glycogen availability training Training goals: performance vs. adaptations

Stefan Daniel

Funding Injection, New Home, New Training Centre Highlight Launch of a New Era for Triathlon Canada

Victoria, BC – The City of Victoria and 94 Forward delivered the ultimate house warming gift to Triathlon Canada in the form of a new National Performance Centre, along with a major financial injection into the national body’s high-performance program. The announcements come as Triathlon Canada begins a new era by officially taking up residence…

"Parkour Phenom" Looks to Leap Into Olympics

The RBC Training Ground program aims to find young athletes across the country and give them the best opportunity to become Olympians. “It’s such an amazing opportunity for these athletes, personally, it’s been so exciting to see the next generation of athletes that are, hopefully, going to be our next Olympians, and to see what…