Clean Air Champions is a national charity that comprises over 210 current and former Canadian Olympic, Paralympic, and national team athletes who teach youth about how their daily living and transportation choices affect the environment and their own health.
Having laid claim to the World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship title in 2011, the East Van Bike Polo Club is at the centre of one of the strongest polo communities in North America and is at the apex of one of the fastest growing urban sports worldwide.
There’s a steady flurry of activity in Bearfoot Bistro’s open kitchen as line cooks scurry to and fro. Yet at the centre of this whirlwind, executive chef Melissa Craig runs the pass with a definite sense of ease and a quiet strength.
Headlines touting Ryder Hesjedal’s monumental 2010 Tour de France showing were splashed across the front pages of Canadian newspapers, yet this much-feted finish was but the latest in a long list of accomplishments over the course of his 15-year cycling career.