"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…

Athlete Advance 2017

CSI Pacific’s Athlete Advance Returns in Two Locations for First Time Ever

VANCOUVER – The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s Athlete Advance returns in 2017 with double the excitement of previous years.  For the first time, there will be two events: one each in Vancouver and Victoria. The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific) Athlete Advance is designed to help educate and inspire British Columbia’s future and current…

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…

Jeremy Sheppard

Canada Snowboard Welcomes Dr. Jeremy Sheppard as Sport Science and Sport Medicine Lead, Signs Partnership With CSI Pacific

VANCOUVER – Canada Snowboard, in partnership with Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, is proud to introduce Dr. Jeremy Sheppard as Sport Science & Medicine Lead for Canada Snowboard’s targeted High performance programs. Dr. Sheppard will work closely with Canada Snowboard’s national teams and CSI Pacific experts to help ensure Canadian snowboarders are prepared for this year’s busy…