Marie Corriveau: Speeding Past The Finish Line

Marie Corriveau began her cross country skiing experience with her parents. They introduced her to the sport and since then she has never looked back but rather ahead of her. Since her beginnings Marie has gone from strength to strength and is now aiming for higher sporting summits. Marie admits her greatest challenges are to push back her limits, both physically and mentally. Physically, Maris has always said that “ you can always improve technique et go faster”. Mentally, she says that “ you have to push back your pain threshold”. But out of all this what Mary finds the...

Early Crowdfunding Momentum

When one starts a crowdfunding campaign it is very important to gain early momentum. Early momentum goes a long way for the success of an athlete or a team’s campaign. There are many different aspects that give early momentum. Firstly,the objective would be to find out your total sum that you will raise. Secondly, begin to build your support network, by that I would start looking at the four circles here. Thirdly,I would look at the benchmarks you could set for yourself. These four points are a recipe for success and will give you a running start to your campaign....

NCAA: None Can Argue Anymore, Crowdfunding is Permissible

On November 6th the NCAA dropped a bombshell of an announcement for the crowdfunding community. On the NCAAs Legislative Database a series of questions were asked about prospective students using crowdfunding a year ago and the answer seemed rather convoluted however recently the NCAA posted a new set of rules and regulations which can be summarized as followed: 1)An athlete may set up their own crowdfunding campaign as long as the funds raised are used for actual and necessary expenses related to competition and practice (for team athletes) or an event and practice immediately preceding the event (for individual athletes).2)An...

An Interview with Ben Fouladi

Ben Fouladi is an MMA machine. Having grown up from a troubled past he has gone from strength to strength. He now hopes to represent Canada in the next I.M.M.A.F European Open Championships in the United Kingdom. Everyone I am sure will be cheering on Ben and wishing him all the success. He has raised 120% of his campaign total and he is a real inspiration for many. Q1) What made you start the sport you are currently training in?I started boxing in high school, I had a really Troubled childhood growing up, hanging with the wrong crowd and not...