Archive | May, 2012

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Girls Only Multi-Sport Program

Last night I had the incredible opportunity to go and spend some time with a big group of girls in downtown Ottawa.   My past soccer coach Audra runs a ‘Girls Only Multi-Sport Program’.  She asked me to come in and teach her girls some Taekwon-do and talk about my World Championship experience. Of course I was really excited […]

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Qualified for Brockville

I had another two good days at the National Capital High School Track and Field Meet.  First place for shot put, silver for javelin and silver for discuss.  I didn’t have any P.B.’s but I’m just happy that I qualified in all events for Brockville next week for the East Regionals. Only the top 5 […]

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Another Tough Training With Wayne

After being at a Track and Field meet all day in the cold and wet weather, I didn’t think it was enough for one day so I went to TKD to get my butt kicked by Wayne Thomson again ;).  I would be lying if I said I wasn’t completely exhausted at this point. Tonight, he brought […]

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Capital Track & Field Meet

I competed in my first school track and field meet last Thursday.  I was happy to win all three throwing events but at the same time I was not pleased with my distances considering I have been training all winter.  This meet doesn’t count for anything since it’s a ‘practice’ meet for the actual meets […]

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High School Track Season Begins

So I have my first track meet of the year this Thursday and I have to admit I’m a bit nervous.  Now that I’ve given up soccer and put all those hours into track, things have changed for me!  Track is VERY important to me and when it’s important to me I want to do well. I’ve been working […]

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Blackburn TKD Challenge

I forgot how incredible if feels to compete.  Even though it was not a sanctioned tournament I had a lot to prove to myself. I was also excited that so many different Masters were going to be there as well as my senior instructors from all over Ontario, Quebec, California, New York and Connecticut.  My original instructor […]

Win This Fight – Canadian Cancer Society

For once I’m not talking about winning a fight in a sparring ring.   I’m talking about the fight against Cancer! The Canadian Cancer Society had a contest for students to write a new Theme Song  for 2012.  As soon as Mr. Stoodley  (my guitar teacher) told me about the contest I immediately wanted to participate and I […]

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