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“Daddy, Can You Teach Me How To Throw Hockey Cards?”

All it took was “Daddy, can you show me how to throw hockey cards?,” while I was in the basement watching tv and skills I had mastered decades earlier came rushing back with ease.

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When It Comes To Hockey, How “Canadian” Is Your Kid?

My son doesn’t play hockey, but he’s experienced the best parts of the game. And what a thrill it’s been to watch.

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The Golden Rule Of Sports: Give It To The Kid

The most important rule about catching balls and pucks at sporting events is: give it to the kid. Thanks to the San Jose Sharks fan who gave us a night to remember.

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Achievement Unlocked: The First Hat Trick

I had never known what it was like to watch my son score a goal, and then it happened 3 times in a row. Zacharie got his hat trick, and I got to be that dad.

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How Do You Help Your Kid Become The Next Under Armour Star?

Is your kid ready to be the next Under Armour star? Apply to be on Team UA Next Canada. Here’s how to make it happen:

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Under Armour Launches Search For Kid Athletes To Join 2018 Team UA NEXT powered by Sport Chek

It’s the playground where I see my kids perform their greatest feats of sports imagination. “Here comes Charlie, our youngest competitor,” my 7 yr old will announce as if he’s Akbar Gbaja Biamila on American…

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14 Reasons Why You Don’t Want To Get A Trampoline

I hate trampolines. Let me count the ways.

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When I’m Wearing Jeans, I’m Always #ReadyForThis

Mark’s performance stretch denim means you’re always #ReadyForThis, whether ‘this’ means a night at the symphony, cleaning the garage, or taking 54 flights of stairs.

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Eddie The Eagle Returns To Calgary And Inspires A New Generation

Eddie The Eagle beamed in his return to Calgary and, once again, inspired a generation to follow their dreams.

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An Open Letter To My Son’s Soccer Coach

Your job as a kids’ soccer coach is to make sure the kids have fun, make friends, learn some skills, and HAVE FUN.

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Skating On The C Of Red At #BPFamilySkate

The #BPFamilySkate is a chance for kids and families to get a slice of NHL life by touring a big arena, and skating on the ice. Here’s how our day worked out.

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The Stages Of Enjoying Leisure Sport As A Parent: Before. After. With.

Lesiure sport is something you can enjoy a lot before kids, not so much after, but once they’re older, sporting with your kids is magical. Here’s how I’m getting back into my favorite pasttimes.

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British Soccer Summer Camp For Kids In Calgary

British Soccer Camps are a leading North American summer soccer camp for kids, and there are two weeks coming to Calgary this summer.

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How My Calgary Kids Came To Love The Florida Panthers And The San Jose Sharks

A couple of hockey nights out with my kids this week have formed a new one-on-one tradition celebrating my Calgary kids and their love of Panthers and Sharks.

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The Warped Wall: When You’re 6, Impossible Is Nothing

Injanation is an American Ninja Warrior inspired gym for athletes, kids, and families in Calgary. Here’s a visit and video tour of the new facility.

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We Need More Kids Winning Participation Ribbons

Participation ribbons are not very popular these days. People think “we all win something” attitudes are perpetuating a bubble wrapped childhood. Actually, it’s just the opposite.

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