Join the Olympic Club

An all-access community uniting and rewarding Team Canada fans – it’s free. Gain points, rewards and get email updates from your Canadian Olympic Team.

A day in the life of ski racer Brad Spence

A day in the life of ski racer Brad Spence

By Georgia Sapounas

Alpine skier Brad Spence is training hard to earn a spot at what will be his second Olympic Games in Sochi 2014. He takes great pride in wearing the maple leaf and stops at nothing to give his everything (just wait until you see his box jumps below).

As a native of Calgary, Alberta, his music taste may not be what you would expect.  He’s a self-proclaimed 70-year-old man in a 29-year-old body, but if you don’t believe him, you can listen to a couple of his favourite tunes on Spence’s athlete profile page.  Aside from a love for great oldies tunes and his dedication to training, follow along as he takes you through a day in his life.

6:56 A.M.

7:08 A.M. Coffee time!

7:23 A.M. Fuel for performance

8:39 A.M. Off to the gym

9:46 A.M. Watch out Lebron

Ski racing is all about explosive power. Today, we worked on it. #watchoutLebron

A video posted by Brad Spence (@brad_spence) on

11:30 A.M.

12:30 P.M. Advanced polling and seeking snow

2:09 P.M.

3:14 P.M. Speaking to students on resiliency

5-6 P.M. Teaching yoga

There are no photos allowed in class so here’s one from another day.

Mountain top yoga. Great start to a Saturday.

A photo posted by Brad Spence (@brad_spence) on

6:50 P.M. The good ‘ol hockey game…

Alright Canadian hockey fans, this Calgary native is cheering on his team.  Are you with him for the Flames?

9:28 P.M. Winding down

It looks like Brad’s tea collecting is running thin…can someone help him with that?

Me too, Brad. Me too.

Olympic Club

Upcoming GamesSee All

Rio 2016

Rio 2016

History will be made in 2016 when Rio de Janeiro, Brazil hosts the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, marking the first time that a South American country will welcome the world to an Olympic Games. It is also just the third time that the Games will be held in the southern hemisphere, following Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.

Top Team Canada Fans

Al Redpath

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 74448 points
  • Earned this week: 5830 points

Kerri McGregor

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 58011 points
  • Earned this week: 4075 points

Ivy Tennis

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 47175 points
  • Earned this week: 2800 points

Clay Naslund

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 36456 points
  • Earned this week: 2290 points

Adam Kohn

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 35417 points
  • Earned this week: 2495 points

Michelle Chow

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 26396 points
  • Earned this week: 1238 points

Benn Wood

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 24760 points

Ian Duff

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 18725 points
  • Earned this week: 625 points

Website by zync.ca | Programmed by Trew Knowledge | Powered by WordPress.com VIP

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,282 other followers