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Sports Skills Are Life Skills

KidSport BC’s new campaign focuses on a simple message: Sports Skills Are Life Skills. KidSport wants to use this message to help raise awareness about the importance of sport in kids’ development and how it can help you achieve success throughout and in all areas of your life.


On July 22, the new KidSport campaign will be kicked off with a special contest involving local media personalities, to see who will be crowned the KidSport “life skills” champions.


Personalities from TSN, Shore 104, Global TV, Team 1040, CTV, 99.3 The Fox, 24 Hours, CBC and The Beat 94.5 FM will compete in four teams headed by the following Canadian athletes:

  • Jake Wetzel, Canadian Olympic Men’s Rowing
  • Ed Fairhurst, Team Canada Rugby
  • Michelle Bartleman, Canadian National Skeleton Athlete
  • Eugene Wong, Team BC Golf

  • Event Details

    When: Wednesday, July 22, 2009, 10:00 a.m. until approximately 11:00 a.m. (PDT)
    Where: Vancouver Art Gallery, West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C.
    Speakers: Bart Given, Director, KidSport Marketing & Communications, Mary McNeil, Minister of State for Olympics and Act Now BC


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    unicornsrule626
    "rainbowpoptart" wrote:I hate to be that person who pulls out the dictionary, buuuuut let's look at the definitions for sport (athleticism wise).competitive physical activity: an individual or group competitive activity involving physical exertion or skill, governed by rules, and sometimes engaged in professionallyDoes cheerleading fit under this definition? Yes.pastime: an active pastime participated in for pleasure or exercise Oh look, cheerleading fits under this definition too.Being a cheerleader requires a certain amount of physical fitness. You need to be strong, flexible, and energetic, which are all things not everyone has.It is a form of exercise and entertainment.It is a sport.Is one variant more challenging than the other? Yes, but that does not devalue anything.Not everyone is going to be able to understand the difficulties cheerleaders go through, and that's perfectly fine. Every sport is dangerous, some are just more obvious than others. When people are good at what they do, they make things seem easy. very well said! I was a cheerleader for 2 years until  I aged out, but let ,e tell you, they were 2 of the best,sweaty and most fun years I have ever had
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    rainbowpoptart
    I hate to be that person who pulls out the dictionary, buuuuut let's look at the definitions for sport (athleticism wise). competitive physical activity: an individual or group competitive activity involving physical exertion or skill, governed by rules, and sometimes engaged in professionally Does cheerleading fit under this definition? Yes. pastime: an active pastime participated in for pleasure or exercise  Oh look, cheerleading fits under this definition too. Being a cheerleader requires a certain amount of physical fitness. You need to be strong, flexible, and energetic, which are all things not everyone has. It is a form of exercise and entertainment. It is a sport. Is one variant more challenging than the other? Yes, but that does not devalue anything. Not everyone is going to be able to understand the difficulties cheerleaders go through, and that's perfectly fine. Every sport is dangerous, some are just more obvious than others. When people are good at what they do, they make things seem easy.
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    angelover4
    CHEERLEADING IS LIKE DANCE GYMNASTICS MIXED TOGETHER WITH WORDS. AND DANCE AND GYMNASTICS ARE CONSIDERED SPORTS.
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    angelover4
    I BELIVE ITS A SPORT JUST LIKE I THINK GYMNASTICS IS A SPORT.
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    angelover4
    I BEL ITS A SPORT JUS TLIKE I THINK GYMNASTICS IS A SPORT.
    reply about 12 hours