ULTRA DISTANCE TRAIL RUNNING
HOME TOWN: Vancouver, BC
RESIDES: Vancouver, BC
Before becoming an ultra marathoner, Dianna ran on the roads for years. She's completed over 12 half marathons, 1 full marathon and 2 ultra marathons. Gradually she's transitioned over to trail running and realized that's where her passion lies. She loves to run through mountains, over peaks and valleys.
In Dianna's words, "I run with a group that's a very tight knit group that's all about support and community, doesn't matter how far you're going we support one another and the hugs and smiles are free!" She is also the volunteer coordinator for the Coast Mountain Trail Series with Gary Robbins and Geoff Langford.
SUPHOME TOWN: North Vancouver
Mike is a Stand Up Paddleboard racer, instructor and all around athlete. He calls North Vancouver home but spends as much time as he can on the water racing, surfing or running rivers. Stand Up Paddling has taken Mike up and down the West Coast of North America participating in races and events with some of the best in the world.
CROSS COUNTRY SKIING
HOME TOWN: St Albert, Alberta
RESIDES: Canmore, Alberta
Amanda is an elite level Cross Country skier, Representing Canada at the age of 17 on the world scene and to this date holding the best result by a Canadian woman at the World Junior Championships. This led her to being the youngest woman to ever represent Canada at the 2006 Torino Olympics for cross country skiing. By 2009 Amanda was forced to take a year off due to injury. She used this year to rehab and regain the passion of the sport. Clearly results were great as Amanda made it to the Sochi Olympic games representing Canada again.
HOME TOWN: Vanderhoof, BC
RESIDES: Squamish, BC
Eric has always loved the freedom and fitness that cycling give you. His first job was at a local sports store working as a bike mechanic. Every penny he made went back into his bike. At 17 he cycled around the south island of New Zealand by himself. He now resides in Squamish BC, the mountain bike capital of Canada, and spends his time racing and exploring on his bike.
MOUNTAIN BIKING, CYCLOCROSS
HOME TOWN: Vancouver, BC
RESIDES: Coquitlam, BC
Sandra Walter is an elite cyclist, accomplished writer and all around awesome human being. She has represented Canada as a member of the Canadian National Team on many occasions, including performances at the UCI World XC Mountain Bike Championships in 1998, 2002, 2003, 2010, and 2012.