An Update Of Sorts

Part of me finds it hard to believe that the London Olympics wrapped up over a year ago. sometimes it feels like just yesterday that we moved into the village, nervous and starstruck among the world’s sporting greats. Sometimes it doesn’t seem like much time has passed at all. i … Continued

On Sochi

The lead up to this year’s Sochi games has forced me to reevaluate my values, both as an openly queer woman, and as an Olympic medallist. I know firsthand the level of dedication and sacrifice most of our Canadian athletes apply to their training and competing, and my heart aches … Continued

Canada’s Olympians not exempt from depression and anxiety even with success

I was recently featured in a Canada.com article covering athletes and depression, furthering on the points I made for Bicycling magazine last year. Clara Hughes was also interviewed…. here’s an expert: ‘The two women also say the physical, mental and emotional extremes required to win an Olympic medal can attract … Continued

Gillian Carleton set to ride with Vanderkitten

Olympic & World Championship Bronze Medallist on the track Gillian Carleton is set to ride select road events in 2014 with California based women’s team Vanderkitten. Gillian, who hails from Victoria, British Columbia has her sights set on the track at this Summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glascow. After a breakout … Continued