Mural, Mural, on the Wall

In 2012, the summer students of Community Centre 55 transformed a drab, red brick wall at the clinic into a mural featuring a sports-themed entity that inspires awe in the local community. We have six athletic figures with varying sport themes: Volleyball, Diving, Hockey, Yoga, Cycling, and Running. …

Weekend Warrior

E. is a weekend warrior, although his injury occurred on a Wednesday. Like many “athletes,” E. primarily plays his sports on the weekend or fits them into his schedule on an ad hoc basis. These sports are usually: hockey, baseball, cycling. Most are team sports, but ones that require intense exercise or bursts of …

With Apologies to Ron and Don

I love playing hockey! Unfortunately my passion for the sport, does not translate into the talent needed for the game. As my retired captain of the Dark Knights once said, “You’re the worst player on the team”, though it never stops me from trying. Every Canadian learns how to skate. It’s how we survive the cold winter months and …