"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…

International Rivals Band Together To Support Elite Wheelchair Athletes

VANCOUVER – It didn’t take long for Melissa Lacroix to admit her project might be cause for a little patriotic conflict. An Exercise Physiologist at the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, Lacroix has worked closely with the Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association for the past four years, especially with Canada’s Wheelchair Rugby team, who are often pitted…

Olympic Tryouts at Langley Events Centre

About 90 young athletes attended an open audition for potential Olympic competitors at the Langley Events Centre on Sunday. The Langley event was the first of five regional qualifiers in B.C. that aim to uncover young, untapped athletic talent. Kurt Innes, director of talent development at Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, described the RBC Training Ground…

Victoria’s Erin Attwell to Represent Canada at 2016 Road Cycling World Championships

Victoria, BC – Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific) is proud to recognize CSI Pacific-registered athlete Erin Attwell, who was one of four Junior Women named by Cycling Canada for the 2016 Road Cycling World Championships in Doha, Qatar from October 9-16. A native of Victoria, Attwell’s cycling career hit new highs in the last…