Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Kreek Speak’ Category

Rowing Canada looks to past in hopes of a better future

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

After a disappointing showing at the Rio Olympics, Rowing Canada is engaging its alumni like never before in hopes of turning things around in time for Tokyo.

How to attack 2017 like an Olympian

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

If Olympic athletes can achieve something extraordinary by setting their sights four years ahead and focusing on one clear objective, why can't you? Here are some Olympic-inspired strategies to help you get the best out of 2017.

From competition to coaching: Lindsay Jennerich inspiring next generation of Canadian rowers

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Four months after her silver medal in Rio, Lindsay Jennerich is back on the water. But not with her doubles partner. As Adam Kreek writes, the grounded confidence of this Canadian rower is now inspiring the next generation of athletes as she moves into a coaching role.

Refugee crisis leaves mark on Rio Olympics

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

In spite of the negative pre-Games narrative, the Rio Olympics were a successful sports spectacle. The athletes – as always – made the games a success. Even those who came in last place.

Russian doping scandal: 6 ideas for justice

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

How should we handle the Russian doping scandal? CBC Sports' Adam Kreek tells his six suggestions for justice.

9 ways to get outside on lunch break

Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

Adam Kreek has made a commitment to get outside more. Here are his nine tips on how to get outside during lunch hour.

Doping scandals continue to raise the question: Why?

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Why is doping wrong? Why does our rhetoric condemn it? Why should our dollars enforce the rules we make? Olympic gold medallist Adam Kreek offers his take.

Early sport specialization doesn’t always lead to success

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

If at first you don't succeed, try again — and then try something else. U.K. researcher Tim Rees takes on a popular theory and develops a formula for success among young athletes.

Flexibility, mobility drive results for top athletes

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Don't overlook the importance of flexibility when it comes to staying injury free and getting results.

Hangover prevention guide for sports fans

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Sports and drinking often go together, whether its enjoying a few beers while watching a game, or celebrating a big win by your hockey team with pints at the local establishment. Follow these five rules to stay in check.