Speakers / Types: Olympians
What does it take to be among the best in the world? Our Olympians share their highs and lows when it comes to undertaking the quest for gold.
Adam van Koeverden
World and Olympic Champion Kayaker | Sports Analyst, CBC TV
World Champion kayaker Adam van Koeverden first captured the world’s attention at the 2004 Olympic Games, where he was a double medallist with gold and bronze victories. Since then, he dominated the sport, taking silver at both the 2008 and 2012 Ol...
Dr. Greg Wells
CTV Sport Science Analyst and Human Physiologist
In high performance business situations, the human mind and body have to work together for ultimate results. Dr. Greg Wells is a health and high performance expert who draws the parallels between elite athletes and top executives to help business lea...
Olympic Triathlon Champion | Canadian Olympic Flag Bearer
Simon Whitfield’s easy smile and exuberance has endeared him to Canadians across the country. After winning a gold medal at the 2000 Olympic Games in Australia, Simon used his relentless drive to deliver another memorable performance and win a silv...
Canadian Women’s Hockey Team | Flag Bearer, 2014 Winter Olympic Games
Hayley Wickenheiser is regarded as one of the best female hockey players in the world. As a decorated Olympian, she has led her team to four gold and one silver medal as well as being named the tournaments’ most valuable player in both 2002 and 200...
Brian Williams, O.C.
Host, CTV’s Olympic Prime Time
With more than 25 years of broadcast experience, Brian Williams is considered the “dean of Canadian sports commentators.” He has covered virtually every national and international professional-sports event, as well as major amateur tournaments. A...