Andrew Szeto is a man that wears many hats on the daily. From turning recycled skateboards into coffee tampers to hanging out of helicopters at his day job in the Coast Guard to spending hours in his natural habitat at the skate park.
Frustrated at the level of jiu jitsu in their town, brothers Matthew and Jean-Marc de Groot decide to start a jiu jitsu class. In the end, they built a gym that gains international success competing and winning in world championship events.
Malachai “Chewie” DeAth tried indoor skydiving for the first time as a reward for his good grades and was immediately hooked. Together with his iFly Bodyflight coach and partner Guillaume Boileau, Malachai competes in events around the world.
The Maples Leafs Zamboni driver faces many challenges as the Air Canada Centre also hosts the Toronto Raptors, concerts and numerous events every week. The crew sometimes has only a few hours to transition to NHL ready ice, so the margin for error is slim.
Jeremy “JBC” Kennedy, the 25-year-old mixed martial artist, has an undefeated record of 11-0, and is also undefeated in three UFC fights. In a career where you’re relying on your body to provide for yourself, knowing when to train and when to take it easy are part of the challenges. Watch our video to find out how he stays at the top of his game.
When you’re known publicly as a field hockey player for Canada’s Olympic team, it’s a big decision to walk away from it all. After moving on from his full-time commitment to field hockey Adam started a new path as an analyst in Corporate Finance at Deloitte Canada.