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Episode: 73
  Nov 24, 2022   1444

Soldier On stories with Mike Trauner

Mike Trauner was declared clinically dead twice. He served in the Canadian Armed Forces for almost 19 years with the 3rd Battalion Royal Canadian Regiment at CFB Petawawa and was injured on December 5th, 2008, when an IED exploded resulting in the loss of both his legs and catastrophically injuring his arms and hands. We...

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Episode: 72
  Nov 17, 2022   2423

Soldier On stories with retired Lieutenant-Colonel Rhonda Crew

This guest enrolled in the Canadian Armed Forces Reserves as an administration clerk in 1987, she moved her way up to Chief of Nursing Services for the Canadian Armed forces. She has all these acronyms behind her name RN, BSCN, MN CHE, CD, QHN we talk about those, Aeromedical evacuations, the biggest risk shes ever...

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Episode: 71
  Nov 10, 2022   2695

Soldier On stories with Rainbow Lyon

This guest joined the military, the Royal Canadian Navy in 1999 serving on different units, in 2008 she began to display symptoms of PTSD and anxiety, which subsequently manifested into depression and withdrawal. This episode we discuss being in the Navy, in nature, long hikes, how the Soldier On Program has changed her life for...

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Episode: 70
  Nov 03, 2022   3090

Soldier On stories with Chief Petty Officer Joe Kiraly

This episode of DROPPING IN we chat with a husband, father, a decorated Chief Petty Officer who enrolled in the Royal Canadian Navy in 1999 as a Naval Communicator, after being injured he now works for Soldier On. We chat about his time in the Navy, how he has been helping ill/injured Soldiers with the...

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  Oct 20, 2022   173

Soldier On stories Intro

This series, series VIII, we will be DROPPING IN with Soldier On athletes. What is the Soldier On program? It’s a program of the Canadian Armed Forces which contributes to the recovery of ill and injured Canadian Armed Forces members and veterans by providing opportunities and resources through sport, recreational, and creative activities. I can’t...

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Episode: 69
  Sep 08, 2022   2439

Paralympic Stories with Trevor Hirschfield, PLY

Trevor is a is a father of 2 who has several World Championship All Star awards. He is a Parapan American Games champion and has competed in 4 Paralympic Games for Team Canada in the sport of wheelchair rugby. He is co-captain of Team Canada National Team. He has recently competed in the 2021 World...

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Episode: 69
  Sep 08, 2022   2439

Paralympic Stories with Trevor Hirschfield, PLY

Trevor is a is a father of 2 who has several World Championship All Star awards. He is a Parapan American Games champion and has competed in 4 Paralympic Games for Team Canada in the sport of wheelchair rugby. He is co-captain of Team Canada National Team. He has recently competed in the 2021 World...

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Episode: 68
  Sep 01, 2022   2098

Paralympic Stories with Bo Hedges, PLY

Bo Hedges is a 7x National Champion, Para Pan American games medalist, Paralympic champion and gives back to sport in the best ways. Bo is a wheelchair basketball player, listen to his paralympic stories on this episode of DROPPING IN! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 68
  Sep 01, 2022   2098

Paralympic Stories with Bo Hedges, PLY

Bo Hedges is a 7x National Champion, Para Pan American games medalist, Paralympic champion and gives back to sport in the best ways. Bo is a wheelchair basketball player, listen to his paralympic stories on this episode of DROPPING IN! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 67
  Aug 25, 2022   3452

Paralympic Stories with Kate O'Brien, PLY, OLY

Kate O’Brien is an athlete through and through she was a bobsleigher, and Olympic cyclist, Pan America champion, world record breaker, she is also a Paralympic medalist you’re going to want to hear her stories and what her next goals are! Kate is a force! DROP IN ON E.67 with Mercedes and Kate. Learn more...

Dropping In With Mercedes
Episode: 67
  Aug 25, 2022   3452

Paralympic Stories with Kate O'Brien, PLY, OLY

Kate O’Brien is an athlete through and through she was a bobsleigher, and Olympic cyclist, Pan America champion, world record breaker, she is also a Paralympic medalist you’re going to want to hear her stories and what her next goals are! Kate is a force! DROP IN ON E.67 with Mercedes and Kate. Learn more...

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Episode: 66
  Aug 18, 2022   1943

Paralympic Stories with Tyler McGregor, PLY

Tyler played AAA hockey but when he was 15 years old, while playing hockey he broke his leg. After surgery they found a growth behind his leg. At 16 years old he went through 8 months of chemotherapy and his left leg was amputated due to that growth, it was a diagnosis of Spindle cell...

Dropping In With Mercedes
Episode: 66
  Aug 18, 2022   1943

Paralympic Stories with Tyler McGregor, PLY

Tyler played AAA hockey but when he was 15 years old, while playing hockey he broke his leg. After surgery they found a growth behind his leg. At 16 years old he went through 8 months of chemotherapy and his left leg was amputated due to that growth, it was a diagnosis of Spindle cell...

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Episode: 65
  Aug 11, 2022   2200

Paralympic Stories with Mac Marcoux, PLY

Mac Marcoux is a World Champion, Paralympic Champion he’s a blind freeskier that doesn’t seem to be scared of going fast. Having raced at three Paralympic Games, Sochi 2014, Peyongchan 2018 and Beijing 2022 we get to hear his stories on this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 65
  Aug 11, 2022   2200

Paralympic Stories with Mac Marcoux, PLY

Mac Marcoux is a World Champion, Paralympic Champion he’s a blind freeskier that doesn’t seem to be scared of going fast. Having raced at three Paralympic Games, Sochi 2014, Peyongchan 2018 and Beijing 2022 we get to hear his stories on this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 64
  Aug 04, 2022   2733

Paralympic Stories with Tyler Turner, PLY

Tyler Tuner not only achieved his goal of competing at the Paralympics, in Beijing 2022 he blew away the competition, racing to gold in para snowboard cross and bronze in the para banked slalom. Not long ago, in 2017 he was in a skydiving accident, causing traumatic injury and brain injury, now he is a...

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Episode: 64
  Aug 04, 2022   2733

Paralympic Stories with Tyler Turner, PLY

Tyler Tuner not only achieved his goal of competing at the Paralympics, in Beijing 2022 he blew away the competition, racing to gold in para snowboard cross and bronze in the para banked slalom. Not long ago, in 2017 he was in a skydiving accident, causing traumatic injury and brain injury, now he is a...

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Episode: 63
  Jul 28, 2022   1953

Paralympic Stories with Mark Arendz, PLY

Mark is one of Canada’s most decorated Paralympians. The list goes on and on, he is a 4x Paralympian in Biathlon and cross country, 2x Paralympic champion, an award winner, multi medalist and 3x World Champion. On this episode we hear about his 4 Paralympic experiences. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 63
  Jul 28, 2022   1953

Paralympic Stories with Mark Arendz, PLY

Mark is one of Canada’s most decorated Paralympians. The list goes on and on, he is a 4x Paralympian in Biathlon and cross country, 2x Paralympic champion, an award winner, multi medalist and 3x World Champion. On this episode we hear about his 4 Paralympic experiences. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 62
  Jul 21, 2022   2684

Paralympic Stories with Erica Gravel, PLY

Erica Gravel was a basketball player, due to injuries she turned to wheelchair basketball. She is a Paralympian, Parapan medalist, Physiologist, soon to be PHD. Listen to her story now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 62
  Jul 21, 2022   2684

Paralympic Stories with Erica Gravel, PLY

Erica Gravel was a basketball player, due to injuries she turned to wheelchair basketball. She is a Paralympian, Parapan medalist, Physiologist, soon to be PHD. Listen to her story now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 61
  Jul 14, 2022   2781

Paralympic Stories with Ethan Hess, PLY

Ethan Hess, a para nordic skier, made his dream come true competing at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games as a teenager. He didn’t stop there he then raced in the 2019 World Championships and raced at his second Paralympics at the 2022 Beijing Games. On this episode we chat about that and so much more!...

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Episode: 61
  Jul 14, 2022   2781

Paralympic Stories with Ethan Hess, PLY

Ethan Hess, a para nordic skier, made his dream come true competing at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games as a teenager. He didn’t stop there he then raced in the 2019 World Championships and raced at his second Paralympics at the 2022 Beijing Games. On this episode we chat about that and so much more!...

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Episode: 60
  Jul 07, 2022   2222

Paralympic Stories with Mollie Jepsen, PLY

DROPPING IN with Team Canada Paralympian Mollie Jepsen. At the Peyongchang Games she took home 4 medals, gold, silver and 2 bronze. 4 years after a diagnosis of crohn’s disease she raced a the 2022 Beijing Paralympic Games and brought home gold and silver. We chat about her journey to the podium.  Learn more...

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Episode: 60
  Jul 07, 2022   2222

Paralympic Stories with Mollie Jepsen, PLY

DROPPING IN with Team Canada Paralympian Mollie Jepsen. At the Peyongchang Games she took home 4 medals, gold, silver and 2 bronze. 4 years after a diagnosis of crohn’s disease she raced a the 2022 Beijing Paralympic Games and brought home gold and silver. We chat about her journey to the podium.  Learn more...

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Episode: 60
  Jun 30, 2022   353

DROPPING IN Series VII intro: Paralympic Stories

Intro to series VII: Paralympic Stories, we chat with Chelsea Walker, executive director of Whistler Adaptive. We learn how to get involved in sport if you or someone you know may have a disability. What sports are offered and so much more. Whistler Adaptive introduces individuals with a disability to sport, recreation and therapeutic sport...

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Episode: 60
  Jun 30, 2022   353

DROPPING IN Series VII intro: Paralympic Stories

Intro to series VII: Paralympic Stories, we chat with Chelsea Walker, executive director of Whistler Adaptive. We learn how to get involved in sport if you or someone you know may have a disability. What sports are offered and so much more. Whistler Adaptive introduces individuals with a disability to sport, recreation and therapeutic sport...

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Episode: 59
  Apr 07, 2022   2448

On the Road with Devin Heroux

Devin Heroux is someone you might know from CBC; Sports, Olympics Paralympics and News and or That Curling show. He has traveled the world, chatting with Team Canada athletes. We find out how he is the fastest Tweeter I know, what it’s like to be on the road and so much more! Learn more about...

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Episode: 59
  Apr 07, 2022   2448

On the Road with Devin Heroux

Devin Heroux is someone you might know from CBC; Sports, Olympics Paralympics and News and or That Curling show. He has traveled the world, chatting with Team Canada athletes. We find out how he is the fastest Tweeter I know, what it’s like to be on the road and so much more! Learn more about...

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Episode: 58
  Mar 31, 2022   1854

On the Road with Annamay Pierse Oldershaw, OLY

Annamay Pierse Oldershaw is a mother, daughter, wife, sister, teacher, world record breaker, World Championship medalist and Olympian, she spent a lot of years with Team Canada’s national swimming team and knows what it’s like to be on the road. She share her stories on this episode! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 58
  Mar 31, 2022   1854

On the Road with Annamay Pierse Oldershaw, OLY

Annamay Pierse Oldershaw is a mother, daughter, wife, sister, teacher, world record breaker, World Championship medalist and Olympian, she spent a lot of years with Team Canada’s national swimming team and knows what it’s like to be on the road. She share her stories on this episode! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 57
  Mar 24, 2022   2150

On the Road with Lauren Regula, OLY

3x Olympian and Olympic bronze medalist Lauren Regula shares her stories of being on the road with Team Canada’s softball team. We talk sharks, pugs, living out of a hotel room and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 57
  Mar 24, 2022   2150

On the Road with Lauren Regula, OLY

3x Olympian and Olympic bronze medalist Lauren Regula shares her stories of being on the road with Team Canada’s softball team. We talk sharks, pugs, living out of a hotel room and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 56
  Mar 17, 2022   1948

On the Road with Chris Robanske, OLY

2x Olympian, 7x World Cup Medalist, World Champion Medalist and Canadian National Champion Chris Robanske traveled the world with the Canadian National Snowboard Cross team on this episode we learn what that was like. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 56
  Mar 17, 2022   1948

On the Road with Chris Robanske, OLY

2x Olympian, 7x World Cup Medalist, World Champion Medalist and Canadian National Champion Chris Robanske traveled the world with the Canadian National Snowboard Cross team on this episode we learn what that was like. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 55
  Mar 10, 2022   1795

On the Road with Darcy Marquardt Hortness, OLY

World Champion, 3x Olympian and Olympic silver medalist Darcy Marquardt Hortness rowed for Team Canada on this episode of DROPPING IN with Mercedes Darcy shares her stories from being on the road with the Canadian National Rowing team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 55
  Mar 10, 2022   1795

On the Road with Darcy Marquardt Hortness, OLY

World Champion, 3x Olympian and Olympic silver medalist Darcy Marquardt Hortness rowed for Team Canada on this episode of DROPPING IN with Mercedes Darcy shares her stories from being on the road with the Canadian National Rowing team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 54
  Mar 03, 2022   1705

On the Road with Calynn Irwin, OLY

Olympian Calynn Irwin, grew up in a ski family. I’ve had the pleasure of being on the snowboard World Cup tour with her for many years and do we have stories to share! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 54
  Mar 03, 2022   1705

On the Road with Calynn Irwin, OLY

Olympian Calynn Irwin, grew up in a ski family. I’ve had the pleasure of being on the snowboard World Cup tour with her for many years and do we have stories to share! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 53
  Feb 24, 2022   2160

On the Road with Zac Plavsic, OLY

2x Olympian Zac Plavsic gives us a look into life on the road with as an Olympic windsurfer and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 53
  Feb 24, 2022   2160

On the Road with Zac Plavsic, OLY

2x Olympian Zac Plavsic gives us a look into life on the road with as an Olympic windsurfer and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 53
  Feb 24, 2022   2160

On the Road with Zac Plavsic, OLY

2x Olympian Zac Plavsic gives us a look into life on the road with as an Olympic windsurfer and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 52
  Feb 17, 2022   1818

On the Road with Jesse Lumsden, OLY

What’s it like to be on the road with this husband, father, friend, NFL & CFL player, 3x Olympian 2x World Champ medalist, sports analyst, Jesse Lumsden has got some good stories from his travels. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 52
  Feb 17, 2022   1818

On the Road with Jesse Lumsden, OLY

What’s it like to be on the road with this husband, father, friend, NFL & CFL player, 3x Olympian 2x World Champ medalist, sports analyst, Jesse Lumsden has got some good stories from his travels. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 52
  Feb 17, 2022   1818

On the Road with Jesse Lumsden, OLY

What’s it like to be on the road with this husband, father, friend, NFL & CFL player, 3x Olympian 2x World Champ medalist, sports analyst, Jesse Lumsden has got some good stories from his travels. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 52
  Feb 17, 2022   1758

On the Road with Jesse Lumsden, OLY

What’s it like to be on the road with this husband, father, friend, NFL & CFL player, 3x Olympian 2x World Champ medalist, sports analyst, Jesse Lumsden has got some good stories from his travels. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 51
  Feb 10, 2022   2215

On the Road with Sarah Wells, OLY

Olympian, Amazing Race Canada contestant and powerhouse, Sarah Wells shares her stories about 15 years on the road with the Athletics Canada team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 51
  Feb 10, 2022   2215

On the Road with Sarah Wells, OLY

Olympian, Amazing Race Canada contestant and powerhouse, Sarah Wells shares her stories about 15 years on the road with the Athletics Canada team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 51
  Feb 10, 2022   2215

On the Road with Sarah Wells, OLY

Olympian, Amazing Race Canada contestant and powerhouse, Sarah Wells shares her stories about 15 years on the road with the Athletics Canada team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 50
  Feb 02, 2022   2065

On the Road with Anastasia Bucsis

Wondering what game elite speed skaters play on the road, this episode of DROPPING IN 2x Olympian Anastasia Bucsis shares just that, her stories about traveling on the road with the Canadian National team and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 50
  Feb 02, 2022   2065

On the Road with Anastasia Bucsis

Wondering what game elite speed skaters play on the road, this episode of DROPPING IN 2x Olympian Anastasia Bucsis shares just that, her stories about traveling on the road with the Canadian National team and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 50
  Feb 02, 2022   2065

On the Road with Anastasia Bucsis

Wondering what game elite speed skaters play on the road, this episode of DROPPING IN 2x Olympian Anastasia Bucsis shares just that, her stories about traveling on the road with the Canadian National team and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 50
  Feb 02, 2022   2006

On the Road with Anastasia Bucsis

Wondering what game elite speed skaters play on the road, this episode of DROPPING IN 2x Olympian Anastasia Bucsis shares just that, her stories about traveling on the road with the Canadian National team and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Episode: 31
  May 13, 2021   00:37:05

E.31 DROPPING in with Martha McCabe, OLY

This is someone that knows a thing or two about the Olympics. Olympic swimmer, Martha McCabe will be my co-host for series IV. In this episode we catch up with Martha chatting Olympics, the jean jacket for Team Canada and much more!

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Episode: 31
  May 13, 2021   00:37:05

E.31 DROPPING in with Martha McCabe, OLY

This is someone that knows a thing or two about the Olympics. Olympic swimmer, Martha McCabe will be my co-host for series IV. In this episode we catch up with Martha chatting Olympics, the jean jacket for Team Canada and much more!

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Episode: 30
  Feb 04, 2021   00:21:05

E.30 DROPPING IN with Marie-Philip Poulin

Marie-Philip Poulin, Team Canada Women’s Hockey team Captain at the 2018 Winter Olympics is an award winner, World Champion, 3x Olympic medalist, and one of the nicest people I know. Listen now to find out what’s in Marie Philip Poulin’s pack!

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Episode: 29
  Jan 28, 2021   00:21:26

E. 29 DROPPING IN with Aimee Fuller, OLY

In 2013 Aimee became the first woman to land a backflip in competition. She is freshly retired from competitive snowboarding. She’s a broadcaster and a qualified yogi. Let’s find out what’s in Aimee Fuller’s pack!

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Episode: 28
  Jan 21, 2021   00:27:30

E.28 DROPPING IN with Kaitlyn Weaver

Kaitlyn Weaver is a 2x Canadian Olympian and 3x World Medalist, a two-time Grand Prix Final champion, and a three-time Canadian national champion in Ice Dance. Let’s find out what’s in her skating pack!

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Episode: 26
  Jan 07, 2021   00:24:15

E.26 DROPPING IN with Addie Bell

Addie Bell travels the world in the way we all want to. She will plan your dream vacation, on a private yacht, European getaway or a family ski trip to the mountains. She owns and fund her own company, Jet set and travel. She is a trained travel professional. She is a luxury travel planner....

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Episode: 25
  Dec 31, 2020   00:37:55

E.25 DROPPING IN with Russell Chai

Russell Chai has been all over the world, traveling and filming with professional snowboarders. He’s currently traveling around and filming with professional snowboarder Mark McMorris, let’s find out what’s in Russell’s pack!

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Episode: 24
  Dec 24, 2020   00:44:08

E. 24 DROPPING IN with Robin Van Gyn

Robin Van Gyn is no stranger to the backcountry. She won the 2017 and 18 Transworld snowboarding women’s video part of the year. She has a passion for the outdoor life, this professional snowboarder, surfer, skateboarder, home builder, makes snowboarding look easy, let’s find out what’s in Robin Van Gyn’s pack.

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Episode: 23
  Dec 17, 2020   00:43:12

E.23 DROPPING IN with Julie-Ann Chapman

Julie-Ann Chapman makes snowmobiling look easy, taking drops on her snowmobile that you probably wouldn’t event take on your skis or snowboard! She respects the backcountry and has the knowledge of snow science. She owns her own company, She Shreds Mountain Adventures, it offers snowmobile clinics, guided adventures and avalanche courses for women and men....

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Episode: 22
  Dec 10, 2020   00:30:12

E.22 DROPPING IN with Erin Hogue

This accomplished photographer’s breathtaking visual imagery has gained worldwide recognition. She carries a heavy pack! We DROP in to find out what’s in professional photographer and X Games gold medalist Erin Hogue’s pack.

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Episode: 21
  Dec 03, 2020   00:29:02

E.21 DROPPING IN with Chris Benchetler

He is one of today’s most recognizable names in the world of skiing. Chris Benchetler not only has a passion for powder, drawing creative lines in the snow, but he literally draws creative lines on canvas and walls. Chris happens to have designed his own backpack, today we find out what Chris Benchetler puts in...

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Episode: 22
  Nov 26, 2020   00:00:58

DROPPING IN series III Intro

DROPPING IN series III is intended to help you prepare for the winter season. Thinking about going outdoors this winter? What’s in your pack? Listen to the experts, what do they have in their packs? I’ve hit up some extreme athletes, photographers and more to help you figure out what to put in your pack!

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Episode: 20
  Oct 01, 2020   00:33:31

E.20 DROPPING IN with Brenda Norrie and Mitch Sulkers

Episode 20 I interview my two high school teachers that helped me and so many others graduate from Whistler Secondary school Mr. Mitch Sulkers and Mrs. Brenda Norrie. We try to get to the bottom of what it is that makes Whistler Kids successful. He is an outdoors enthusiast, retired high school teacher. You’ll find...

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Episode: 19
  Sep 24, 2020   00:28:35

E. 19 DROPPING IN with Irie Smith

At 19 years old Irie Smith is leading the way for a better future for her generation and the next. We chat about her collect all her garbage for a year in a 500ml glass mason jar how she traveled over 700 km in 36 days on the Camino trail and growing up in Whistler.

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Episode: 17
  Sep 10, 2020   00:32:42

E.17 DROPPING IN with Marielle Thompson

Marielle Thompson is a Whistler Kid and happens to be one of the world’s biggest ski cross stars. She is a 2x Olympian and Olympic Gold medalist and recently the 2019 Ski Cross World Champion. On episode 17 we chat about growing up in Whistler and so much more.

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Episode: 16
  Sep 03, 2020   00:33:51

E.16 DROPPING IN with Joey Gibbons

Joey Gibbons is the President and CEO of Gibbons Whistler. This Whistler Kid was member of the Whistler Mountain Ski Club program. He raced on the BC Ski Team for 2 years and the Canadian Alpine Ski Team for 2 years, retiring from ski racing in 1997. We chat about how Joey worked his way...

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Episode: 13
  Aug 13, 2020   00:35:06

E.13 DROPPING IN with Jenna Romanin

No all locals end up being Olympians or athletes. Jenna Romanin has been in the film and TV industry for over 10 years on E. 13 we chat about how a being a Whistler Kid, going to the big screen and so much more.

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Episode: 11
  Jul 23, 2020   00:01:43

Intro to Whistler Kids series

What would you say to someone that didn’t believe you grew up in where you did? Whistler is a pretty special town! DROPPING IN this series I’ll be chatting with a diverse group of Whistler Kids who grew up in our small Canadian Mountain town, from actors to Olympians, Business leaders to DJ’s a lot...

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Episode: 10
  Jul 02, 2020   00:34:31

E.9 DROPPING IN with Jerome Blake

This week we DROP IN with on of a one of Canada’s fastest sprinters, Jerome Blake, this elite athlete, sprinter, friend, son, model, actor, RBC Olympian has some stories to tell us.

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Episode: 5
  Jun 04, 2020   00:25:58

E.5 DROPPING IN with Tara Slone

Meditation for people who can’t sit still Budweiser stage at home   LINEUP:  Saturday, May 30th @ 8 p.m. – The Black Crowes with The Trews.  Saturday, June 6th @ 8 p.m. – Blue Rodeo and Alan Doyle. Additional lineups to be announced in the coming weeks.  

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Episode: 3
  May 21, 2020   00:27:30

E.3 DROPPING IN with Olympic gold medalist Maëlle Ricker

Olympic gold medalist Maëlle Ricker won the first gold medal on Canadian home soil by a female. This humble Canadian, joins us in episode 3 reminding us to look at the positive side of injuries. We talk Olympics and how she hit a 100foot jump with multiple broken ribs and a broken arm.